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 (wō-vō′kə) Also called Jack Wilson. 1858?-1932.
Paiute religious leader who founded the Ghost Dance movement. The movement faded when a number of its followers, thought to have supernatural protection, were massacred at Wounded Knee (1890).


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c1856–1932, Northern Paiute religious leader: revived the ghost dance religion 1889.
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Sam Wilson, Jack Tomlinson and Jimmy Lee all netted twice while Paul Griffiths and Luke Askey added the other goals, Wellington adding to their demise with an own goal as well.
BLACKSTAFF YOUTH: Daniel Moore, Leon Skillen, William Conville, Mason King, Carter Hoy, Ross White, Laurence Morrison, Jamie Dowie, Cameron Wilson, Jack Boyd, Gledis Cakaj, Jay McComb; managers, William Conville and Ronald Haggan.
Front: Alex Wilson, Jack Smith and captain Tom Perry, seen again right with the trophy.
In the coming weeks, we will be hosting some other really exceptional talent including Ken Peplowski, Theron Brown, Ernie Krivda, Dan Wilson, Jack Schantz, Helen Welch, Barbara Rosene and more
ALAN Wilson, Jack Desmond and Ewan Botcherby netted in Newcastle City's 3-0 success over Wideopen Juniors in Division One of the Under-15 League.
LIVERPOOL U15s: (back row, from left) Declan Gallagher, Niall Walsh, Charlie Doyle, Callum Lucy, Kevin Cringle, Mark Fletcher, Michael Hall, Patrick Wharton, Matthew Wilson, Jack Fleming, Udoyen Akpan & Owen Marshall; (front row, from left) Anthony Kirkpatrick, Michael Murphy, Joe Lynch, Regan Griffiths, Jamie Heron, Callum Hanlon, Ethan Dorris, Liam Morris & Gerard Garner Code zz010314XSportCG01
But it's losing heartbeat of the side in Chris Cohen, Henri Lansbury, Andy Reid, Kelvin Wilson, Jack Hobbs and David Vaughan that is really hurting Davies as youth team coach Jonathan Greening had first start in two years.
Goals from Abdul Wahab, Jack Robinson (2), Lewis Wilson, Jack Gowland and a hat-trick from Josh Cooper rounded off an impressive victory.
In this comedy from Devil Wears Prada and Marley and Me director David Frankel which is based on Mark Obmascik's book of the same name, three fanatical bird-watchers (Steve Martin, Owen Wilson, Jack Black) spend an entire year competing to spot the highest number of species as El Nino sends an extraordinary variety of rare breeds flying up into the U.
Dalglish has injury doubts over Danny Wilson, Jack Robinson and Brad Jones, although Alexander Doni could be involved despite dislocating his finger in last week's friendly defeat at Rangers.
Rob Ferguson, Tony Goddard, Danny Wilson, Jack Nixon and Paul Vickers are all in contention for a start.
STARSTRUCK William and Kate met, left from top, Tom Hanks and wife Rita Wilson, Jack Black and wife Tanya Haden, Nicole Kidman and Jennifer Garner at the black-tie party IMPRESSED , from top left, Jennifer Lopez, Barbra Streisand and husband James Brolin.