Pawnee People - Notable Pawnee

Notable Pawnee

  • Acee Blue Eagle, artist and educator
  • Big Spotted Horse, 19th c. warrior and raider
  • Larry Echo Hawk, Bureau of Indian Affairs Director. He was elected Attorney General of Idaho (1991–1995). He is a law professor at Brigham Young University.
  • Walter Echo-Hawk, worked on major legislation, such as the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act
  • John EchoHawk, lawyer and founder of the Native American Rights Fund
  • Kevin Gover, director of the National Museum of the American Indian.
  • Moses J. "Chief" Yellow Horse, Major League baseball player
  • Old Lady Grieves The Enemy, 19th c. woman warrior
  • Petalesharo, a Skidi Pawnee chief who in 1817 rescued an Ietan Comanche girl from Pawnee ritual human sacrifice.
  • Anna Lee Walters (b. 1946), Otoe-Missouria-Pawnee author and educator
  • Wicked Chief, visited President James Monroe in 1822 with a delegation of Indian dignitaries.

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