Nathan Lee Chasing His Horse

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Nathan Lee Chasing His Horse
Born (1976-04-28) April 28, 1976 (age 42)
Rosebud, South Dakota, United States

Nathan Lee Chasing His Horse, aka Nathan Chasing Horse and Nathan Chases His Horse (born April 28, 1976) is a Native American actor. Formerly from the Rosebud Lakota Sioux Nation, he has spent most of his adult life in California, and now lives in Las Vegas, NV.[1]

Chasing His Horse played the part of Smiles A Lot (Lakota: Iȟá s’a) in Kevin Costner's movie Dances with Wolves. He appeared in three TNT telefilms with First Nations actor Eric Schweig: The Broken Chain, Into the West and Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee.

On July 6, 2015, Chasing His Horse was banished from the Fort Peck Indian Reservation as a "safety threat", due to charges of "human trafficking, drug dealing, spiritual abuse and intimidation of tribal members."[1][2]



  1. ^ a b Montclair, Louis (July 9, 2015). "Actor, "Medicine Man" Chasing Horse banished from Fort Peck - Tribal leaders, community members say he is a danger to youth". Fort Peck Journal. Retrieved July 12, 2015. 
  2. ^ Montclair, Louis, "Tribal leaders finalize banishment of Nathan Chasing Horse, a safety threat" in the Fort Peck Journal, July 9 2015;he also got with a 16 year old child two years ago at Indian Country Today Media Network July 17, 2015. Accessed July 18, 2015

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