Photo courtesy of National Park Services/S. SmithJanuary 11, 2016.
The Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument is among National Park Service sites offering a number of fee-free days in 2017, the second of which will be February 20th, Presidents' Day.
For many years, the Native Americans were not recognized in their part of the Battle of Little Bighorn; particularly how "12 companies of the Seventh Cavalry were defeated by Lakota (Sioux), Cheyenne, and Arapaho warriors". In 1991, President George H.W Bush signed legislation to rename the General Custer Memorial to recognize the Native Americans who fought valiantly at Little Bighorn to protect their homeland and their traditional ways of life.
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For more information,
- Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes
- Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Facebook
- Crow Creek Sioux Tribe
- Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe
- Fort Peck Tribes
- Lake Traverse Indian Reservation
- Lower Brule Sioux Tribe
- Northern Cheyenne Tribe
- Oglala Lakota Nation
- Prairie Island Indian Community
- Rosebud Sioux Tribe
- Santee Sioux Nation
- Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota
- Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation
- Spirit Lake Tribe
- Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
- Upper Sioux Community | Pezihutazizi Oyate
- Wood Mountain Dakota First Nation, Saskatchewan Canada
- Yankton Sioux Tribe
- The Battle of the Greasy Grass 140 Years Later: The Complete Story in 18 Drawings
- Indian Country Today, 2016.
- Native History: Descendants Remember Battle of Little Bighorn
- Indian Country Today, 2014.
- National Park Service
- Sitting Bull
- History Channel.