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Manitoba History No. 89
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Memorable Manitobans: H’damani (c1831-1912)

Santee Sioux chief.

Born on the upper Minnesota River, after the 1862 Sioux uprising in Minnesota he led a small band to the Turtle Mountain region of present-day Manitoba, where he intended to live peaceably. He refused to move from this location, and in 1886 the government created the tiny Turtle Mountain Indian Reserve to accommodate him and his people. The government eventually closed down the reserve in 1909 by manipulating the votes of its inhabitants. H’damani died shortly thereafter near Pipestone.

More information:

H'damani, Dictionary of Canadian Biography XIV, 464-65.

Sources:

Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by J. M. Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

Page revised: 9 March 2008

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