Eagle Woman (1820–1888)

Born along the banks of the Missouri River in 1820, Eagle Woman That All Look At grew to be one of the greatest chiefs and peacemakers of the western Sioux people. With her parents, Two Lance and Rosy Light of Dawn, Eagle Woman spent her early years growing up on the western plains of modern-day South Dakota far from contact with white civilization. However, the influx of whites into the Plains during the 1830s and 1840s had a profound effect on Eagle Woman and her people. Following the death of her parents, she married Honore Picotte, a general agent for the American Fur Company. They had two daughters, Lulu and Louise. In 1850 she married a second time to Charles Galpin, an employee of the ...

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