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Name Two Strike
Othernames Non Karpa
Born 1832
Nationality Lakota
Deceased 1915

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Image of 7135-226-(1-2) - Pipe, Bowl Catlinite, Stem Wood; Quill; Horse Hair

7135-226-(1-2) - Pipe, Bowl Catlinite, Stem Wood; Quill; Horse Hair

Pipe; 2 pieces; bowl and stem. Bowl made of dark red catlinite stone; T shaped, with a tapered anterior end. Raised, carved rings trim bowl and connecting ends. Bowl is round in the cross-section with blackened interior. Stem made of wood, with 4 faceted sides. One end is carved into a tube shape and fits into the bowl. The mouthpiece end is decorated with red, light blue and yellow quillwork. Long strips of red dyed horse hair are attached to the top of the quillwork with wound horse hair.

Image of RG1227.PH000022-000004 - Print, Albumen

RG1227.PH000022-000004 - Print, Albumen

Photograph of a group of white and Sioux men. McDonald, on the far left, was a reporter for the New York World.

Image of RG1227.PH000022-000016 - Print, Photographic

RG1227.PH000022-000016 - Print, Photographic

Photograph of the Grand Council of the Hostile and Friendly Sioux Chiefs at the Pine Ridge Agency. Chief Two Strike is talking in the photo. The image was taken on January 17th, 1891.

RG2063.PH - Collection, Photograph

This collection relates to the Lakota Sioux tribe that lived in northwest Nebraska and parts of South and North Dakota. The collection consists mostly of photographic prints and postcards. Many of the images relate to life on reservations and to the interaction between Native Americans and Euro-Americans. This collection consists of 685 photographic prints and postcards relating to Lakota Indians. Included are many photographs of Chief Red Cloud and his family, from the lat 1800s to around the time of his death in 1909; images from an 1868 treaty council at Fort Laramie, Dakota Territory, with individuals identified; photographs of Indian camps, agencies, missions, and schools; images show

Image of RG2063.PH000004-000001 - Print, Photographic

RG2063.PH000004-000001 - Print, Photographic

This is a group portrait of the Sioux Delegation, who went to Washington after the Wounded Knee Massacre to end the conflict. Each of the delegates are identified in the photograph.

Image of RG2063.PH000004-000002 - Print, Photographic

RG2063.PH000004-000002 - Print, Photographic

This is a studio portrait of seven Lakota (Sioux) men. They are identifed as (L to R): High Hawk, Little Wound, Big Road, Two Strike, Fire Lightning, Young-Man-Afraid-of-His-Horses and Spotted Elk. These were some of the respresentatives who went to Washington DC in the aftermath of Wounded Knee.

Image of RG2063.PH000034-000005 - Postcard

RG2063.PH000034-000005 - Postcard

This is a studio portrait of Chief Two Strikes of the Lakota Tribe in South Dakota. He stands, and is wearing traditional clothing, including a blanket wrapped around his shoulder. He holds a walking stick and stands in front of a painted canvas backdrop.

Image of RG2063.PH000034-000006 - Print, Photographic

RG2063.PH000034-000006 - Print, Photographic

This is a studio portrait of Chief Two Strikes from the Lakota Tribe in South Dakota. He is seated and wearing traditional clothing of the tribe, including a feather and blanket wrapped around his shoulder. He holds a walking stick.

Image of RG2750.PH000009 - Negative, Glass Plate

RG2750.PH000009 - Negative, Glass Plate

Two Strike and Crow Dog's camp, Pine Ridge, S.D.; tipis with wagons and/or horses nearby; hills in background.

RG2845.PH - Collection, Photograph

The massacre at Wounded Knee emerged from a spiritual movement among the Plains Indians called the Ghost Dance religion. Tension between troops and Indians climaxed into the tragic confrontation at Wounded Knee. This collection consists of images documenting the days leading up to the battle and to its aftermath. This collection consists of photographs of ghost dancers, scenes from the massacre, group and individual portraits of both military men and Indians, and camps of both the infantry and the Indians at Pine Ridge Agency.

Image of RG2845.PH000007-000005 - Print, Photographic

RG2845.PH000007-000005 - Print, Photographic

A group of four Indian chiefs on horses. From left to right: Good Lance, Big Talk, High Hawk, and Two Strikes.

Image of RG2845.PH000008-000008 - Print, Photographic

RG2845.PH000008-000008 - Print, Photographic

Portrait of Indian Chiefs at Pine Ridge Agency. Left to right: Two Strikes, High Hawk, and Crow Dog. Photograph is on a Trager and Kuhn mount.

Image of RG2845.PH000008-000009 - Print, Photographic

RG2845.PH000008-000009 - Print, Photographic

Leaders of the hostile Indians at Pine Ridge Agency during the late Sioux War. Left to right, Two Strikes, Crow Dog, High Hawk. The white man to the left is George Bartlett.

Image of RG2845.PH000015-000003 - Print, Photographic

RG2845.PH000015-000003 - Print, Photographic

Grand Council of the Hostile and Friendly Sioux Indian Chiefs at Pine Ridge Agency. Chief Two Strikes talking. A large circle of Native Americans with teepees in the foreground and in the distance to the left.

Image of RG2845.PH000015-000003-1 - Print, Photographic

RG2845.PH000015-000003-1 - Print, Photographic

Grand Council of the Hostile and Friendly Sioux Indian Chiefs at Pine Ridge Agency. A large circle of Native Americans with teepees in the foreground and in the distance to the left.

Image of RG2845.PH000022-000006 - Postcard, Picture

RG2845.PH000022-000006 - Postcard, Picture

Scenes of 1891 Battle of Wounded Knee. (Good Lance, Big Talk, Frank Gerard, Kicking Bear, Two Strike, Maj. Burke and Short Bull.) These men are posed for a picture, four of the Indian chiefs are on horseback. This is one of a series of postcards made from George Trager and Clarence Moreledge photographs.

RG2969.PH - Collection, Photograph

John A. Anderson, born in Sweden in 1869, came to Cherry County, Nebraska, in 1884. Anderson took many photographs relating to people living on the frontier. This collection consists of photographs of Sioux Indians posing for formal portraits, performing traditional customs, and going about daily activities. This collection consists of 360 photographic prints and 322 glass negatives, mostly of Sioux Indians. Photographs include Sam Kills Two working on his winter count skin; being issued at the Rosebud Agency; a ceremonial Sun Dance Dog feast; and many other photographs depicting various activities and customs of the Sioux tribe. Also included are photos of Anderson and his family at their

Image of RG2969.PH000001-000001 - Negative, Glass Plate

RG2969.PH000001-000001 - Negative, Glass Plate

Group of Native American men at the Rosebud Reservation, South Dakota. Left to right, seated in front row: Thin Elk, Big Head, Picket Pin, Turning Bear, High Bear, Lance, High Pipe, High Hawk, Yellow Hair, Little Thunder, Bear Head, He Dog, Black Bull. Second row, standing: Louis Roubideaux (Interpreter), Whirlwind Soldier, Yellow Horse, Good Voice, White Crane Walking, Pretty Eagle, Ring Thunder, Stranger Horse, Quick Bear, Swift Bear, Poor Dog, Hollow Horn Bear, Crow Dog, Two Strike, Milk, Sky Bull, Stands and Looks Back, Bear Looks Behind, C.P. Jordan (trader). Third row, standing: Blue Eyes, Big Horse, Joe Good Voice. (The list is one name short for the number of men shown. It