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Ma-to-toh-pe: Mandan Chief Four Bears, New Town ND

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The Mandan Chief Ma-to-toh-pe (Four Bears) was given his name after the battle in which he charged his enemy with the strength of four bears. He was a brave and courageous man and a distinguished war leader. His generosity and fearlessness in battle gained him the respect of the Mandan people who honor his memory to this day. He was immortalized by artists to live on forever as a great part of North Dakota history. Funded in part by the North Dakota Humanities Council, a nonprofit, independent state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities and by the members of Prairie Public. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the website do not necessarily reflect those of the North Dakota Humanities Council or the National Endowment for the Humanities.