Frank Joshua North (New York 1840 - 1885 Columbus, Nebraska) was a clerk and interpreter at the Pawnee Agency trading post in Genoa, Nebraska, he served in the United States Army attaining the rank of major. North was partners with William F. Cody in a cattle ranch in western Nebraska on the Dismal River, he served one term in the Nebraska Legislature (1871–1872), then was a manager in Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show. He is most well known for organizing and leading the Pawnee Scouts from 1865 until their final mustering out in 1877. North along with his Pawnee Scouts fought at the Battle of Summit Springs in Colorado in which he claims to have shot and killed Cheyenne chief Tall Bull, although there is controversy as to who actually shot Tall Bull.
- Frank J. North, Pawnee scout commander and pioneer by Ruby Esther Wilson
- Frank Joshua North, 1840-1885, Nebraska State Historical Society