First Tour of the 2018 Summer

This past weekend, we toured the Little Bighorn Battlefield in southeast Montana. Known as the Battle of the Greasy Grass to the Lakota, the area was absolutely beautiful with green grass, blue sky, and very few people. Last Stand Hill was solemn, reverent, and peaceful. Here’s some pictures we took of our visit.

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Crazy Horse Surrenders: May 6, 1877

141 years ago today (May 6, 1877), the Lakota leader Crazy Horse surrendered to the U.S. Army at Camp Robinson, Nebraska. With him were nearly 900 Lakota and Cheyenne people, a few thousand horses, and a very sick wife.

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New Crazy Horse Book is Out

After many years of research and writing, I’m excited to announce the publication of my new book “Crazy Horse: Where My Dead Lie Buried.” It is a work of historical fiction that follows the Lakota war chief Crazy Horse from the Battle of the Greasy Grass (Little Bighorn) until his death 14 months later at Camp Robinson, Nebraska. During this time, Crazy Horse battles the U.S. Army, his wife’s sickness, and even his own people.

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The Death of Crazy Horse: September 5, 1877

It was on this date (September 5, 1877) 139 years ago that the Lakota war chief Crazy Horse was killed at Camp Robinson, Nebraska. And while the blade of a soldier’s bayonet is what killed the Lakota leader, many others believe that jealousy and the backdoor politics of his fellow Lakota did more to contribute to his death than the actual blade of a knife.

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