More: little bighorn

Clara Caufield: Buffalo Calf Road Woman – Cheyenne Warrior Girl
Clara Caufield: Buffalo Calf Road Woman – Cheyenne Warrior Girl (June 26, 2020)

They are few and far between, but Maheo’o often sends people of special ability, talent and heart when the people most need them.


Native Sun News Today: Donovin Sprague, Lakota historian
Native Sun News Today: Donovin Sprague, Lakota historian (June 18, 2020)

Donovin Sprague Hump is a Lakota man of many talents. He's got two lectures on his schedule.


Tim Giago: Reflections on Father’s Day
Tim Giago: Reflections on Father’s Day (June 17, 2020)

With a holiday called Father’s Day here I must reflect on the different path most Native Americans had to follow as fathers.


Native Sun News Today: Gerry Robinson publishes new book about early Cheyenne history
Native Sun News Today: Gerry Robinson publishes new book about early Cheyenne history (January 20, 2020)

'The Cheyenne Story: An Interpretation of Courage' starts from the first days after the Battle of the Little Big Horn in 1876.


Reconciliation and Wounded Knee
Reconciliation and Wounded Knee (November 14, 2019)

The theme of intercultural reconciliation took center stage here at the 37th gathering of the West River History Conference.


Native Sun News Today: Horse riders make annual return to Little Big Horn
Native Sun News Today: Horse riders make annual return to Little Big Horn (July 10, 2019)

Indian horseback riders, men, women and children, have returned to ride the Greasy Grass like their ancestors before them.


Clara Caufield: 'We are on Cheyenne time. When the time is right, it will happen'
Clara Caufield: 'We are on Cheyenne time. When the time is right, it will happen' (July 8, 2019)

June 25, 2019, marked the 143rd anniversary of the Battle of the Little Big Horn, aka Custer’s Last Stand or the Fight at the Greasy Grass, depending upon who is describing it.


Victor Swallow: Two Lakota boys recall the Battle of Greasy Grass
Victor Swallow: Two Lakota boys recall the Battle of Greasy Grass (January 31, 2017)

I have two short stories about two Lakota men named Jim Comes Again and Joe High Eagle.


Medal of Honor presented for soldier who fought in Indian wars
Medal of Honor presented for soldier who fought in Indian wars (December 20, 2016)

Robert Smith never knew about the award for his service during the Battle of Slim Buttes in September 1876.


Clara Caufield: An old log cabin with a connection to Bighorn battle
Clara Caufield: An old log cabin with a connection to Bighorn battle (November 14, 2016)

General George Armstrong Custer and the 7th Calvary camped in a large meadow, the night before their date with fatal destiny.


Lakota Country Times: Rosebud Sioux elders celebrate Lakota Victory Day
Lakota Country Times: Rosebud Sioux elders celebrate Lakota Victory Day (July 12, 2016)

For the first time ever, residents of the White River Health Care Center celebrated Lakota Victory Day by playing several outdoor games.


Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe celebrates historic victories
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe celebrates historic victories (July 1, 2016)

There was plenty of cause for celebrating at Kiza Park Saturday, June 25.


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.


Delphine Red Shirt: American history ignores tribal perspective
Delphine Red Shirt: American history ignores tribal perspective (June 29, 2016)

If we wait for the academic community to tell our side of the story, we will never hear it because they still believe that Lakota testimony lacks credibility.


Scott Sagan: Lakota warrior documented 1876 Battle at Bighorn
Scott Sagan: Lakota warrior documented 1876 Battle at Bighorn (June 20, 2016)

Red Horse's depiction of the scalped and mutilated bodies is an uncensored portrayal of the consequences of revenge and hatred.


Native Sun News: Big crowds expected for Big Horn anniversary
Native Sun News: Big crowds expected for Big Horn anniversary (June 17, 2016)

June 25, 2016, marks the 140th anniversary of the Battle of the Little Big Horn, near present day Crow Agency, Montana.


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.


Clara Caufield: Welcoming riders to Little Bighorn anniversary
Clara Caufield: Welcoming riders to Little Bighorn anniversary (June 25, 2015)

In 2015, we celebrate and observe the 139th anniversary of both the Rosebud Battle (the Cheyenne call it Where the girl saved her brother) and the Battle of the Little Big Horn which we call the Custer Fight or Greasy Grass Fight.


Native Sun News: Crow Tribe collaborates on Bighorn rest area
Native Sun News: Crow Tribe collaborates on Bighorn rest area (June 22, 2015)

At the 139th anniversary of the Battle of the Little Big Horn Battle, thousands of visitors will throng to the third most popular tourist attraction in Montana.


Clara Caufield: Spiritual leaders extend invitation to Bighorn site
Clara Caufield: Spiritual leaders extend invitation to Bighorn site (June 19, 2015)

During June we herald the anniversary of the Battle of the Little Big Horn, known to the Northern Cheyenne as the Greasy Grass Fight, the 139th anniversary marked in 2015.


Chase Iron Eyes: Battle of the Little Big Horn still relevant today
Chase Iron Eyes: Battle of the Little Big Horn still relevant today (June 25, 2012)

"Today is the day that we celebrate victory at the Greasy Grass, aka “Battle of the Little Big Horn.” It seems long ago but 136 years ago is only 24...


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.


Montana sacred site placed on National Historic Landmark list
Montana sacred site placed on National Historic Landmark list (June 12, 2012)

A sacred site that played a role in the June 25, 1876, Battle of the Little Bighorn is now a National Historic Landmark. Sitting Bull came to the Deer Medicine...


Review: Taking another look at Custer in 'Custer's Last Stand'
Review: Taking another look at Custer in 'Custer's Last Stand' (January 17, 2012)

"It’s too bad reality television didn’t come along about a century earlier than it did. There might never have been a Battle of the Little Bighorn because George A. Custer...


Column: 'Custer's Last Stand' looks at Custer prior to battle
Column: 'Custer's Last Stand' looks at Custer prior to battle (January 11, 2012)

"According to a new documentary on George Armstrong Custer, some of the seeds of the tragedy that occurred at the Battle of the Little Big Horn actually began eight years...


Vi Waln: Rosebud Sioux Tribe welcomes all to 135th annual fair
Vi Waln: Rosebud Sioux Tribe welcomes all to 135th annual fair (August 22, 2011)

This week the Rosebud Sioux Tribe is sponsoring the 135th Annual Rosebud Fair, Rodeo and Wacipi. There will also be a parade, softball tourney, carnival and a mud race. There...


Editorial: Progress on    Little Bighorn  museum, visitor center
Editorial: Progress on Little Bighorn museum, visitor center (April 14, 2011)

"Like spring breezes on the bluffs above the Little Bighorn River, ideas floated at a meeting Thursday in the battlefield museum brought hope for change. As the National Park Service...


Crow Tribe at the table for talks on Little Bighorn  Monument
Crow Tribe at the table for talks on Little Bighorn Monument (April 13, 2011)

The Crow Tribe of Montana is willing to work with the National Park Service on plans for a new visitor center and museum at Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, Chairman...


Editorial: Move of Little Bighorn artifacts serves as wake-up call
Editorial: Move of Little Bighorn artifacts serves as wake-up call (April 5, 2011)

'We knew that the news was coming, yet we still winced when it was confirmed last week that the archives and museum collection of the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument...


Opinion: Why Little Bighorn  Battlefield  artifacts must be moved
Opinion: Why Little Bighorn Battlefield artifacts must be moved (April 4, 2011)

"As I stand in the dingy basement of Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument’s 1950s-era visitor center, a chill runs down my spine — not because of the temperature, but because...