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Can you name the answers to these questions about the history of Native Americans in the United States that begin with the letters A-Z?

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In November 1969, a group of Native Americans who called themselves Indians of All Tribes (IOAT) occupied this island located in San Francisco BayA
These Ojibwe brothers were leaders and co-founders of the American Indian Movement in the late 1960's: Vernon and Clyde ________B
This pre-Columbian Native American city, the largest in the Americas north of Mexico, reached its peak in the mid-12th centuryC
In 1862, this Native American tribe fought against the United States in what's now known as the Little Crow's WarD
This Santee physician and writer, considered as the first Native American author to write American history from the natives' perspective, died in 1939, at age 80: Charles A. ______E
This Native American reservation was created through the Treaty of Hellgate in 1855. It was named after the European misnomer for the Bitterroot Salish tribeF
After more than three years of fighting against Mexican and American forces in the Sierra Madre Mountains, this famous Apache leader surrendered to General Nelson A Miles in 1886G
In 2002, this former U.S. Naval aviator and astronaut of Chickasaw ancestry became the first enrolled member of a Native American tribe to fly in space: John B. ________H
The Kaskaskia, Peoria, Michigamea and other tribes were part of this powerful Native American confederation which dominated the Upper Mississippi valley until the 17th centuryI
Also known as Hinmatóowyalahtq̓it, this famous Nez Perce leader died on September 21, 1904, at age 64: Chief ______J
Satanta, a famous war chief of this Native American tribe, killed himself in 1878 to avoid life in prisonK
This female Apache prophet and warrior, sister of chief Victorio, died from tuberculosis in Alabama in 1889L
In 2007, this activist proposed the creation of the Republic of Lakotah, an independent state for the Lakota people within the borders of the United States: Russell Charles _____M
American engineer Philip Johnston proposed the use of this Native American language as a way of encoding military communications during World War IIN
Also known as Billy Powell, this Seminole warrior was one of the main leaders of the native resistance during the Second Seminole War (1835-1842)O
In 1769, a Peoria warrior assassinated this famous Odawa leader, also known as ObwandiyagP
Hernando de Soto named the ancient Natchez chiefdom after this legendary leader, who was the ruler of said nation at the time of the Spanish arrival in 1542Q
This Cherokee politician and businessman served as Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation from 1828 to 1866: John _____R
Signed into law in 1924, the Indian Citizenship Act granted full U.S. citizenship to Native Americans. It was proposed by this American congressman: Homer P. ______S
Known as the Shawnee Prophet, this Native American religious leader, brother of the famous leader Tecumseh, founded a large multi-tribal community known as Tippecanoe in 1808T
This famous Mohegan chief was one the most important native allies of the English during the Pequot War (1636-1638) and the King Philip's War (1675-1678)U
This Texan city was the first target of the Comanche during the Great Raid of 1840, the largest raid ever mounted by Native Americans on white cities in what's now the U.S.V
Also known as Jack Wilson, this Paiute religious leader led a revival of the Ghost Dance movement in the early 1890'sW
This Native American tribe played a crucial role in the establishment of numerous Spanish missions in Texas, including the Mission San Antonio de Valero, better known as The AlamoX
Led by Kamiakin, this Native American tribe defeated the U.S. forces in the Battle of Toppenish Creek, on October 5, 1855Y
In 1540, this Native American tribe fled to the Dowa Yalanne Mesa to escape the Spanish expedition led by Francisco Vázquez de CoronadoZ

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