Descendants of Bear Woman have continued to increase – today the family is likely one of the largest among the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes.
Bear Woman (Náhkôhá’e) was the daughter of Tall Bull and One Eyed Woman. Tall Bull, a son of Cut Nose died in 1900. Bear Woman (same name as her grandmother killed at Sand Creek) was married to Nibs, a Southern Cheyenne. The Nibs had eight children;
Lone Wolf and wife Singing Woman. Lone Wolf was a son of Cut Nose and Ah-ne-wah. His parents were killed at the Sand Creek Massacre.
Lone Wolf and Singing Woman had four children: Red Ground, Young Bird, White Buffalo Cow and Grief.
Lone Wolf passed away in Oklahoma, July 21, 1911.
Robert Burns, grandson of Cut Nose. Burns father White Leaf, a son of Cut Nose and Bear Woman was killed at the Sand Creek Massacre. As a young man Burns attended Carlisle Indian School in Pennsylvania and Fort Wayne Business College in Indiana.
Burns wife Ada Bent was a daughter of George Bent and Magpie – they had two sons William White Leaf and Edward Burns. After Ada’s death in 1910, Burns married Nellie Bent (Morrison), step daughter of George Bent.
Turtle – it is believed his mother Good Woman (Pavêha'e) was a daughter of Cut Nose – she was killed at Sand Creek.
Turtle’s son Orin Turtle and his wife Hopping (Little Calf) had a large family. Their last surviving child Alex (Grover) Turtle passed away in 2001. Grover was a Cheyenne society headsman and well known Plains Indian singer.
Digger Haag and child. Digger’s mother was Different Standing, a daughter of Cut Nose. Different Standing, likely a survivor of the Sand Creek Massacre, died in 1902; her daughter Digger lived until January 6, 1929.