|Miniconjou Lakota leader|
|Died||May 7, 1877
|Resting place||Lame Deer, Montana|
Lame Deer (died 1877) Miniconjou Lakota, Wakpokinyan band leader (vice chief) of those opposed to the 1868 Treaty of Fort Laramie. He was present at the Battle of the Greasy Grass, also known as the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Lame Deer was killed when his village was attacked by soldiers under the command of Colonel Nelson A. Miles on May 7, 1877, about 1 mile southwest of the present-day town of Lame Deer, Montana, which was named for him.
- Barbara Fifer, Montana Battlefields 1806-1877: Native Americans And the U.s. Army at War, Farcountry Press, 2005 ISBN 1560373091.
- Jerome A. Greene, Lakota and Cheyenne: Indian Views of the Great Sioux War, 1876-1877, University of Oklahoma Press, 2000 ISBN 0806132450.
- Kingsley M. Bray, Crazy Horse: A Lakota Life, University of Oklahoma Press, 2008 ISBN 0806139862.
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