That particular "Big Chief" full headdress thing wasn't ever really authentic in any North American tribe that I've read about. I can't find the appropriate links but I've read in multiple sources it was invented for early American tourists because the real thing was just not dramatic or "noble savage" enough.
Fairly certain about it.
Here's a lot more pics of Sitting Bull. Note the earlier styles of dress.
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