Makhta

North American - A Sioux maiden. Daughter of Tawa Makoce. Her three brothers were killed in battles with the Crow and she refused to marry until their deaths had been avenged. In a later battle, she rode with the Sioux warriors and the Crow were finally driven away. In the battle, Wanblee Cikala, who loved her, was killed and she spent the rest of her life mourning his loss. At times, identified as Makhta, Brave Woman, Brave Woman, Winyan Ohitika or Winyan Ohitika.

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