Dances with Wolves actor Chief David Bald Eagle dies at 97
Grandson of the chairman of the White Bull, who fought at the Battle of Little Big Horn in 1876,
the bald eagle appeared in more than 40 films.
He went on to become the face of South Dakota,
the Lakota people.
He died at his home in Cheyenne River Indian Reserve on July 22,
according to a local funeral home.
Born in the tent in 1919 in Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe protected,
it translates his native Lakota name as the wounded in a beautiful bald eagle winter.
He served in the US Army during World War II,
where he fought in the landing at Anzio in Italy and won the Silver Star.
After he was seriously injured German fire while parachuting in Normandy during D-Day,
and continued bald eagle music career as a drummer Cliff Keyes big band.
After the Battle of the dance, which ended with the tragic death of his partner dancing and wife, Penny Rathburn, in a car accident, which was established bald eagle career in Hollywood.
He trained a group of stars including John Wayne on horseback with a gun, and he served as Doblair Errol Flynn.
In the late 1950s he joined the show rodeo team, while in Belgium, met his second wife, Jose.