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Ku'nu'h-tiwit

The Arikara tribal chief Kunuhtiwit (also spelled Ku'nu'h-tiwit, Ku-nuh-ti-wit, or Kuunux-teewiita) was the son of the important head chief Rushing Bear. His own name meant "Sitting Bear" in the Arikara language, and he was often known by that name in English. Kunuhtiwit was chief of the the Arikara tribe from his father's death in 1881 until his own death in 1915.

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Here are some links to online information about Ku'nu'h-tiwit:

 Sitting Bear of the Arikara
 Arikara Chiefs
 Historical Photographs: Sitting Bear

Here are our webpages about the Arikara tribe and language:
 Arikara
 Arikara Indians
 Arikara pronunciation
 The Plains tribes
 Caddoan tribes

And here are a few good books about the Arikaras:
 Traditional Narratives of the Arikara Indians
 The Arikara War
 Women of the Earth Lodges



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