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Chantelle Blue Arm: One Bull family celebrates Little Bighorn victory
Chantelle Blue Arm: One Bull family celebrates Little Bighorn victory (July 2, 2019)

Our history is not history at all. The blood of our ancestors continues to run through our veins.


Dana Lone Hill: Indian people won't stop fighting for our rights
Dana Lone Hill: Indian people won't stop fighting for our rights (October 27, 2016)

At what point in time did they think that we lost the west, when in our eyes the west can not ever be owned?


Editorial: Donald Trump would force Black Hills settlement on tribes
Editorial: Donald Trump would force Black Hills settlement on tribes (August 2, 2016)

Totally disregarding the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868 the United States government illegally seized the Black Hills from the tribes of the Great Sioux Nation.


Dave Archambault: A day for all of Indian Country to remember
Dave Archambault: A day for all of Indian Country to remember (June 30, 2016)

For Indian people, the anniversary of the Battle of Greasy Grass should be a grand celebratory time to remember who and why we are.


Native Sun News: Lakota and Cheyenne people join forces again
Native Sun News: Lakota and Cheyenne people join forces again (June 30, 2016)

On June 25, the Lakota and Northern Cheyenne once again celebrated their victory over General George Armstrong Custer and the 7th Calvary.


Tim Giago: The irony of the buffalo roundup in South Dakota
Tim Giago: The irony of the buffalo roundup in South Dakota (November 5, 2015)

There is a historic marker west of Custer, South Dakota, that reads in part: 'Historic Sites, Buffalo Rock – Site where the last buffalo was killed in the Black Hills in 1887.'


Review: Few of us really understand George Armstrong Custer
Review: Few of us really understand George Armstrong Custer (October 26, 2015)

Everyone thinks they know George Armstrong Custer, whether from school reports or TV and movies or crossword puzzles.


Opinion: Custer is a long-lasting symbol of racism in the West
Opinion: Custer is a long-lasting symbol of racism in the West (July 20, 2015)

It’s easy for us Westerners to wag fingers of political correctness at those states south of the Mason-Dixon line, criticizing their legacy of race relations.


Editorial: Crazy Horse made everyone brave on Bighorn battlefield
Editorial: Crazy Horse made everyone brave on Bighorn battlefield (July 7, 2015)

Peace had been the policy of President Ulysses S. Grant until that discovery of gold caused the Black Hills to be infiltrated by hundreds of gold prospectors.


How Custer's rise and fall was covered by The New York Times
How Custer's rise and fall was covered by The New York Times (May 4, 2015)

George Armstrong Custer first appeared in the paper in 1863. Bigger stories lie ahead.


Shirt worn by George Armstrong Custer up for auction in Maine
Shirt worn by George Armstrong Custer up for auction in Maine (November 21, 2013)

A shirt belonging to George Armstrong Custer is up for auction this Saturday.


Review: Book offers   another peek at George Armstrong Custer
Review: Book offers another peek at George Armstrong Custer (December 3, 2012)

"A full 136 years after the last bluecoat in the Seventh Cavalry fell, the literary autopsy of the Battle of the Little Bighorn shows no sign of letting up,...


Review: 'Custer' book explores   short life of an Indian fighter
Review: 'Custer' book explores short life of an Indian fighter (November 5, 2012)

"Larry McMurtry calls his "Custer" a "short life," as opposed to a full-fledged biography or history, the advantage of the short form being that "plain speaking is usually required"...


Tim Giago: The 136th anniversary of the Battle at Little Big Horn
Tim Giago: The 136th anniversary of the Battle at Little Big Horn (June 25, 2012)

June 25 marks the 136th anniversary of the thrashing of George Armstrong Custer’s Seventh Cavalry at the Little Big Horn, or Greasy Grass, as the Indians called it.