Crazy Horse Memorial, South
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Chief Crazy Horse was born in Rapid City, South Dakota in 1842. While
at Fort Robinson, Nebraska under a flag of truce, he was stabbed to
death by an American soldier and died on September 6, 1877. Before he
died, he saw the Treaty of 1868 broken and his leader Conquering Bear
exterminated by treachery.
Crazy Horse Memorial is non-government sponsored. The sculptor Korczak
Ziolkowski (1908 - 1982), a white man, wanted to right some of the
wrongs committed against the Native Americans. It is still under
This picture was taken during June of 1999 when I first visited the
memorial. I visited it again during May of 2001.
A distant view of Chief Crazy Horse Memorial, South Dakota
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