Custer's Last Stand

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Custer’s Last Stand

U.S. troops led by Col. Custer are massacred by the Indians at Little Big Horn, Montana (1877). [Am. Hist.: NCE, 701]
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Heading back to Denver on I-90, we stopped at the Battle of the Little Bighorn memorial, marking where Custer's US Army forces were defeated by Lakota and Cheyenne Indians.
Specific communication discussed include Red Jacket's rhetoric, Leonard Peltier's prison writings, the cultural translation of the Battle of the Little Bighorn and Custer's death, and much more.
But this weekend, the 130th anniversary of his celebrated Last Stand at the Battle of the Little Bighorn, his heroic status is seriously in doubt.
Despite the attention being paid Mari Sandoz's work in these beginning years of the new millennium, it is ironic that in the thirty-nine years since the posthumous appearance of The Battle of the Little Bighorn [1], the public has nevertheless grown all but unaware of what a first this book was.
Our American History article about the Battle of the Little Bighorn, one of the most decisive struggles of the Indian Wars, is followed by a look at life on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, where nearly 20,000 Sioux Indians live.
He would learn that, after the Battle of the Little Bighorn in 1876, Cheyenne women wandered among the bodies of slain Seventh Cavalrymen, piercing their eardrums with awls; they wanted to be sure that the white men were not as deaf to Indian claims in their next life as they had been in this one.
A monument to the mightiest Indian warrior of them all, Crazy Horse, the Sioux chief whose braves massacred General Custer at the Battle of the Little Bighorn.
Ever since George Armstrong Custer led 250 cavalrymen to crushing defeat by thousands of Cheyenne and Sioux warriors, the Battle of the Little Bighorn has resonated as a call of doomed courage to Custer's admirers and a cry of bittersweet victory to Indians.
After seeing the Battle of the Little Bighorn fought twice in one day, I drive back to the hillside overlooking the river.
25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --With the New England Patriots heading to the Super Bowl, an online film is raising the possibility that a last-minute decision by George Armstrong Custer at the fateful Battle of the Little Bighorn may have affected the outcome of the New England Patriots' first Super Bowl win.

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