Pocahontas, Will Rogers and Red Cloud are a few famous native Americans.

Thanks to movies, books and pictures on the internet, the image of people wearing feathers on their heads is what conjures up in the minds of most people on hearing ‘native Americans’. Several movies in recent times, including the critically and commercially acclaimed ‘The Revenant’ has revolved around Americans and their conflicts with the US military. Warriors like Red Cloud, Geronimo and Crazy Horse, ballerina Maria Tall Chief, actor Will Rogers and Pocahontas are a few famous native Americans, who have great historic significance. Pocahontas is a famous figure who has got many people around the world curious. According to legends, Pocahontas was a kind-hearted woman who saved an Englishman who almost died at the hands of her American father. Red Cloud, Geronimo and Cloud Horse are warriors who revolted against the US military forces and gave the sophisticated army troops nightmares. Will Rogers is an actor who has essayed several roles in almost 71 films and has penned several articles. Here are the names of other famous yesteryear Americans the history books probably didn’t tell you.
Johnny DeppJohnny Depp
(Actor)

09 June 1963

Owensboro

American

Gemini

Quentin TarantinoQuentin Tarantino
(Fimmaker)

27 March 1963

Knoxville

American

Aries

Chuck NorrisChuck Norris
(Martial artist)

10 March 1940

Ryan, Oklahoma, United States

American

Pisces

PocahontasPocahontas
(Native American)

1595 AD

29 February 1617

Werowocomoco

American

Benjamin BrattBenjamin Bratt
(Actor)

16 December 1963

San Francisco, California, United States

American

Sagittarius

Tina TurnerTina Turner

26 November 1939

Nutbush, Tennessee

American

Sagittarius

Charlie ParkerCharlie Parker
(Jazz saxophonist, composer)

29 August 1920

12 March 1955

Kansas City

American

Virgo

Sitting BullSitting Bull
(Warrior)

1831 AD

15 December 1890

Grand River

American

TecumsehTecumseh
(Native American Leader)

29 February 1768

05 October 1813

Scioto River, near Chillicothe, Ohio

American

Pisces

Jim ThorpeJim Thorpe
(Athlete)

28 May 1888

28 March 1953

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma

American

Gemini

Evo MoralesEvo Morales
(President of Bolivia)

26 October 1959

Orinoca Canton

Bolivian

Scorpio

Sherman AlexieSherman Alexie
(Novelist)

07 October 1966

Spokane

American

Libra

Chief JosephChief Joseph
(Nez Perce leader)

03 March 1840

21 September 1904

Wallowa River

American

Pisces

Red CloudRed Cloud

1822 AD

10 December 1909

near North Platte, Nebraska

American

Chief SeattleChief Seattle

1780 AD

07 June 1866

Blake Island

American

Charles CurtisCharles Curtis
(Former Vice President of the United States)

25 January 1860

08 February 1936

Topeka

American

Aquarius

Black KettleBlack Kettle
(Leader)

07 December 1803

27 November 1868

Black Hills

American

Sagittarius

Rosario DawsonRosario Dawson
(American actress)

09 May 1979

New York City, New York, United States

American

Taurus

PontiacPontiac
(Warrior, Military Leader)

1769 AD

GeronimoGeronimo
(Warrior, Tribal chief)

16 June 1829

17 February 1909

Gila River

Mexican,American

Gemini

Sam BradfordSam Bradford
(American football player)

08 November 1987

Oklahoma City

American

Scorpio

Crispus AttucksCrispus Attucks
(Folk Hero)

1770 AD

Russell MeansRussell Means
(Film Actor, Activist)
SquantoSquanto
(Folk Hero)

HiawathaHiawatha
(Religious Figure, Folk Hero)
SequoyahSequoyah
(Inventor)

1843 AD

CochiseCochise

08 June 1874

New Spain

American

Ira HayesIra Hayes
(Paratrooper)

12 January 1923

24 January 1955

Sacaton

American

Capricorn

Wilma MankillerWilma Mankiller
(Author, Writer, Tribal chief)

18 November 1945

06 April 2010

Tahlequah

American

Scorpio

Charley PattonCharley Patton
(Guitarist, Singer)

1934 AD

Maria TallchiefMaria Tallchief
(Ballet dancer)

24 January 1925

11 April 2013

Fairfax

American

Aquarius

John HerringtonJohn Herrington
(Astronaut, United States Naval Aviator, Aquanaut)

14 September 1958

Wetumka

American

Virgo

Edmonia LewisEdmonia Lewis
(sculptor)

04 July 1845

17 September 1907

Rensselaer County

American

Cancer

Billy MillsBilly Mills
(Officer, Marathon runner, Long-distance runner, Athletics competitor)

30 June 1938

Pine Ridge

American

Cancer

NanaNana
(Warrior, Military Leader)
Sarah WinnemuccaSarah Winnemucca
(Author, Activist, Writer)

1891 AD

Lucy ParsonsLucy Parsons
(Journalist)

1942 AD

Joe Medicine CrowJoe Medicine Crow
(Anthropologist, Historian, Author, Non-fiction writer, Writer)

27 October 1913

03 April 2016

Lodge Grass

American

Scorpio

CornplanterCornplanter
(politician)

1750 AD

18 February 1836

Genesee River

American

Billie FrechetteBillie Frechette
(Theater Actress, Criminal, Singer)

1907 AD

1969 AD

Notah Begay IIINotah Begay III
(Golfer)

14 September 1972

Albuquerque

American

Virgo

Susan La Flesche PicotteSusan La Flesche Picotte
(American doctor)

17 June 1865

18 September 1915

Omaha Reservation, Nebraska, United States

American

Gemini

Mildred LovingMildred Loving
(Civil Rights Activist)

1939 AD

2008 AD

Black HawkBlack Hawk
(Warrior, Military Leader)

1838 AD

Crazy HorseCrazy Horse
(Warrior, Military Leader, Folk Hero)

1877 AD

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