Crazy Horse

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a chief of the Sioux who resisted the invasion of the Black Hills and joined Sitting Bull in the defeat of General Custer at Little Bighorn (1849-1877)

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My wife and I also visited other South Dakota sites including a monument to Chief Crazy Horse being chiseled from one of the Black Hills and other archeological wonders of the Badlands.
After reading the article in the last issue (Vol 34 # 3), "Debating Crazy Horse," I would have to say I do not think this photo is the famous Oglala Chief Crazy Horse who was killed at Camp Robinson, Nebraska in 1877.
38-55 found in the Legendary Frontiersman and Chief Crazy Horse Commemoratives.
LIFESTYLE South Dakota: The biggest name to come from the area is the legendary Sioux chief Crazy Horse, who fought the white goldrush settlers.
Heavily outnumbered by the Sioux, led by Chief Crazy Horse, Custer in desperation ordered his men to shoot their horses to form a wall of protection against the Indians.
In advertising, Chief Crazy Horse appears on cans of malt liquor, a "redman" lends his heritage to packs of chewing tobacco, and a native American princess sells cartons of butter.
The fancied Chief Crazy Horse was well beaten by his stablemate, the 14-1 shot Beauty Bright, in the Ballygallon Stud-sponsored Group 3.
And, at Cork tomorrow, the O'Brientrained CHIEF CRAZY HORSE, third to Moone Cross on his debut at Naas last week, looks the banker in the six-furlong Mitchelstown Maiden.
In those days, I was an unlikely Chief Crazy Horse with skin as white as toothpaste and a war-whoop to pierce any adult eardrum.
Tallest Free-Standing Statue: Chief Crazy Horse, Thunderhead Mountain, South Dakota, USA, begun in 1948 by Polish-American sculptor Korczak Ziolkowski and continued after his death in 1982 by his widow and eight of his children ( 563ft tall (unfinished).
The Surgeon General garnered support from leaders of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, to which Chief Crazy Horse belonged, and key congressional members who, in October 1992, passed a rider to the Treasury Department's Appropriations bill banning the use of the name.
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