Chief Standing Bear (Luther Standing Bear)

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Fort Robinson, Nebraska, USA
Luther Standing Bear, born Plenty Kill, was a Oglala Lakota Native American writer and actor, and on of the first students of the controversial Carlisle Indian Industrial School, in Pennsylvania. He began his entertainment career as an interpreter, dancer, and horseback rider with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, which traveled the country at the turn of the century. From 1910 to the 1930s he starred in several western films. He is the author of My People the Sioux (1928), Land of the Spotted Eagle (1933), and Stories of the Sioux (1934). Read more...


Character: Quiet Hunter

Laughing Boy 1934