Dakota is native american born from Dakota/Lakota before tragedy hits and on her own.
Growing up, she lived with her parents, that lived on the edge of the tribe, keep to themselves typically. When she turned 5 years old, a group of outsider, wearing some kind of uniform came and raided their home. Her parents fought and they were killed. Terrified, all she could do is cry and beg for mercy. She was taken and transported to far away place, being put onto a farm and into a boarding school. She remained in this school and as a slave for years. When she turned 14 years old, she manage to escape but was soon found and her legs broken in several places. Leaving her permanent problem of walking for long time and difficult running. She manage to escape again and successful. That's when she encountered a cougar, thinking it was the end. Hungry, weak, and traveling for miles. Being eaten by nature isn't bad way to go. Though being grabbed and taken to a den. The cougar fostered her, treating her like her own cub. When she turned 16 years old, the cougar she saw like a mother to him was killed by a hunter. Which broke her and traumatized her. In denial, she took her mother skull and made into a mask and the fur pelt into a hat. Believing her spirit would protect her and give her strength.
Presently, she apart of the Nabipuheetu Nuu, a band within the Comanche Nation. Following the path to become a full Kaheeka. She recently denounced Moondance as her mother. Mahikuhtsu remain to be her father. She sees the tribe apart of as her family in a whole.
Nabipʉheetʉ Nʉʉ - Comanche Nation
“Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought.”
“There are moments when I wish I could roll back the clock and take all the sadness away, but I have the feeling that if I did, the joy would be gone as well.”
“There is no greater sorrow than to recall in misery the time when we were happy.”
Mask and hat is her "mother" which was a cougar.
She deals with anxiety and stress with jokes and deflecting.
She only fears of someone of the tribe she's in getting hurt or worse. It's a motivation to be stronger.
She has blue eyes with specks of brown in her eyes. Not common eye color.
March 5th, 1883
North Dakota in Lakota/Dakota tribe.
Comanche Nation - Nabipʉheetʉ Nʉʉ