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A Companion to Custer and the Little Bighorn Campaign by Brad D. Lookingbill

By Brad D. Lookingbill

  • An obtainable and authoritative assessment of the scholarship that has formed our realizing of 1 of the main iconic battles within the historical past of the yankee West
  • Combines contributions from an array of revered students, historians, and battlefield scientists
  • Outlines the political and cultural stipulations that laid the root for the Centennial crusade and examines how George Armstrong Custer turned its figurehead
  • Provides an in depth research of the conflict maneuverings at Little Bighorn, paying designated realization to Indian testimony from the battlefield
  • Concludes with a piece analyzing how the conflict of Little Bighorn has been mythologized and its pervading effect on American culture

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When the woman brought the Lakotas the sacred pipe, she gave them the foundation of their religious ceremonies. The pipe symbolizes the universe, and the fire in the bowl is the symbolic center of the universe, serving as a direct link, prayer, to Wakan Tanka. In addition to the pipe, the buffalo, or symbolism related to it, is an integral part of religious rituals and rites. In her great generosity, the woman gave the Lakotas seven sacred ceremonies that were to ensure that the buffalo would fill the earth and the Lakota nation would thrive.

An early biography of Sitting Bull was written by Willis Fletcher Johnson titled The Red Record of the Sioux: Life of Sitting Bull and History of the Indian War of 1890–1891 (1891). The best known biographer is Walter S. Campbell, who wrote Sitting Bull: The Champion of the Sioux (1989) under the pen name Stanley Vestal. A modern, excellent work is Robert M. Utley’s The Lance and the Shield: The Life and Times of Sitting Bull (1994). Mari Sandoz published the biography Crazy Horse: The Strange Man of the Oglalas in 1942.

Ed. 1999. Little Bighorn Remembered: The Untold Indian Story of Custer’s Last Stand. New York: Crown Publishing. Waggoner, Josephine. 2014. Witness: A Hunkpapha Historian’s Strong Heart Song of the Lakotas. Edited by Emily Levine. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. Walker, James R. 1982. Lakota Society. Edited by Raymond DeMallie. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. Walker, James R. 1991. Lakota Belief and Ritual. Edited by Raymond DeMallie and Elaine A. Jahner. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

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