Who is the most famous Native American?
- Red Cloud.
- Sitting Bull.
- Crazy Horse. Photo: Bettmann/Getty Images.
- Geronimo. Photo: Library of Congress/Corbis/VCG via Getty Images.
- Chief Joseph. Photo: Heritage Art/Heritage Images via Getty Images.
- Wilma Mankiller. Photo: Peter Turnley/Corbis/VCG via Getty Images.
Who is the most famous Native Indian? Sitting Bull is one of the most well-known American Indian chiefs for having led the most famous battle between Native and North Americans, the Battle of Little Bighorn on June 25, 1876. Sioux and Cheyenne warriors defeated the Seventh Calvary under the command of General George Armstrong Custer.
Who are the most famous Native American Indians?
- Sitting Bull – Lakota.
- Crazy Horse – Oglala.
- Red Cloud – Lakota.
- Geronimo – Chiricahua.
- Cochise – Chiricahua.
- Chief Joseph – Nez Perce.
- Benito Juarez – Zapoteca.
- Canon Mataweer – Kumeyaay.
Who is the most famous female Native American? Wilma Mankiller (1945–2010)
First on our list of famous Native American women is Wilma Mankiller, a Cherokee citizen born in Oklahoma.