Crazy Horse at the Battle of the Little Bighorn

Crazy Horse at the Battle of the Little Bighorn

Today marks the 142nd anniversary of one of the most famous battles in history. On June 25, 1876, the Battle of the Little Bighorn began in southeast Montana. And while for Crazy Horse and his Lakota it would be their most significant victory ever over the U.S. Army...
First Tour of the 2018 Summer

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...
The Death of Crazy Horse: September 5, 1877

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 believe that jealousy and the backdoor politics...
Sept 4, 1877: The Arrest of Crazy Horse

Sept 4, 1877: The Arrest of Crazy Horse

On the morning of September 4, 1877, Lakota leaders and warriors such as Red Cloud, American Horse, Young Man Afraid of His Horse, No Water, and Little Wound rode with hundreds of U.S. Army soldiers to arrest the Lakota war chief Crazy Horse at his camp outside the...
5 Crazy Horse Books (Non-Fiction) You Must Read

5 Crazy Horse Books (Non-Fiction) You Must Read

There are hundreds of books out there that cover the topic of Crazy Horse. While working on my book Crazy Horse: Where My Dead Lie Buried, I read dozens of books on the Lakota leader and the Indian Wars. It’s a topic for me that never grows old. If you’re...
Crazy Horse at the Battle of the Little Bighorn

Crazy Horse at the Battle of the Little Bighorn

The Lakota warrior Crazy Horse was one of the prime leaders at the Battle of the Little Bighorn. It was he and Sitting Bull who had rallied together the estimated eight to ten thousand Lakota and Cheyenne Indians who were gathered there. The Indians had come to the...