Wassenberg Art Center

Joseph White Cow Bull

Joseph White Cow Bull, an Oglala Sioux warrior aged 38 in 1876, joined three Cheyenne warriors to defend a ford when troops under George A. Custer cha..  read more...

Kills a Hundred

Kills a Hundred, an Oglala Sioux warrior in 1876, fought under Crazy Horse at the Battle of Little Big Horn, in which he killed two soldiers and captu..  read more...

Kills Pretty Enemy

Leo Kills Pretty Enemy, son of a Hunkpapa Sioux father and a Brule Sioux mother, was 21 years old at the time of the Battle of Little Big Horn and a s..  read more...

Little Chief

Little Chief, a Northern Cheyenne warrior in 1876, fought under Chief Lame White Man in the Battle of the Little Big Horn. Fishing upstream from the I..  read more...

Long Commander

Long Commander (Fast Hawk), an Oglala Sioux warrior in 1876, was one of Crazy Horse's ardent followers in the Battle of Little Big horn. After forcing..  read more...

Louis Looking Horse

Louis Looking Horse, a Hunkpapa Sioux, was one of Sitting Bull's younger yet wildest followers in 1876. After the Battle of Little Big Horn, in which ..  read more...

Moses One Feather

Moses One Feather, an Oglala Sioux warrior aged 27 in 1876, was one of Crazy Horse's followers in the Battle of Little Big Horn, in which he counted t..  read more...

Nicholas Black Elk, Sr.

Although only 13 years old in 1876, he was in the thick of the Battle of Little Big Horn in which he took his first scalp. Later a famed medicine-man ..  read more...

Old Eagle (Amos Clown)

Old Eagle (Amos Clown), an Itazipcho or Sansarc Sioux warrior, fought under Chief Spotted Eagle, fighting Sansarc leader at the Battle of Little Big H..  read more...

One Elk

One Elk, a Hunkpapa Sioux warrior aged 24 in 1876, was one of Chief Black Moon's camp police at the Battle of Little Big Horn and saw his leader shot ..  read more...

Pemmican

Pemmican, an Oglala Sioux warrior in 1876, fought under He-Dog at the Battle of Little Big Horn, participating in boththe counterattack against Reno's..  read more...

Peter Bear Stop

Peter Bear Stop, a Minneconjou Sioux warrior, was only 12 years old in the 1876, but took part in the last stand action which climaxed the Battle of t..  read more...

Philip Rising Sun

Philip Rising Sun, a Northern Cheyenne warrioir aged 17 in 1876, fought under Chief Lame White Man at the Battle of Little Big Horn. During the fighti..  read more...

Philip White Bird

Philip White Bird, a Hunkpapa Sioux follower of Sitting Bull in 1876, fought in the Battle of Little Big Horn at Gall. By 1890, however, he was an Ind..  read more...

Red Feather

Red Feather, an Assiniboine or Stony Sioux warrior in 1876, fought under Chief Scabby Head of the Sihasapa or Blackfeet Sioux at the Battle of the Lit..  read more...

Red Fox

Red Fox, a Northern Cheyenne apprentice warrior in 1876, fought under Chief Two Moon in the Battle of Little Big Horn, later scouted for the United St..  read more...

Red Paint

Red Paint, an Oglala Sioux warrior aged 18 in 1876, fought under Crazy Horse in the Battle of the Little Big Horn, in which he counted four coups, too..  read more...

Sherman Sage

Sherman Sage, one of a handful of Northern Arapahos who fought in the battle, was also called Well-Knowing One. Age 23 in 1876, Sage later became a fa..  read more...

Sitting Eagle

Sitting Eagle, an Oglala Sioux warrior in 1876, fought under He-Dog in the Battle of Little Big Horn. Acquitting himself bravely in the counterattack ..  read more...

Stephen Brave Bird

Stephen Brave Bird, a Sichangu (Burnt Thigh) or Brule Sioux warrior aged 19 in 1876, fought under Crow Dog in the Battle of the Little Big Horn, in wh..  read more...

Straight Forehead

Straight Forehead, an Oglala Sioux warrior in 1876, fought under Big Road and Crazy Horse in the Battle of the Little Big Horn, in which he killed two..  read more...

Thomas Steals Horses

Also know as Rattlesnake, an 11-year old follower of Crazy Horse at the Battle of Little Big horn. An Oglala Sioux, he took part in the Ghost Dance up..  read more...

Thomas White Horse

Thomas White Horse, a Hunkpapa Sioux veteran of the Battle of Little Big Horn, was 89 when Miller painted his portrait in 1940. A follower of Chief Si..  read more...

Two Birds

Two Birds, a Northern Cheyenne warrior in 1876, fought under Chief Two Moon in the Battle of Little Big Horn, in which he counted three coups and capt..  read more...

Walking Hunter

Walking Hunter, a Hunkpapa Sioux and a follower of Sitting Bull in 1876, was nearly 30 years old - mature for a fighting man - when he took part in th..  read more...

White Eagle

White Eagle, an Oglala Sioux warrior in 1876, fought under He-Dog and Crazy Horse in the Battle of Little Big Horn. A cousin of Nicholas Black Elk, Sr..  read more...

William Standing Bear

William Standing Bear, a Sihasapa or Blackfeet Sioux (not to be confused with the Algonquian Blackfeet of Montana or Alberta), fought as a warrior und..  read more...

Wolf Robe

Wolf Robe, son of a Southern Cheyenne chief, lived and fought with the Northern Cheyenne during the time of the Battle of Little Big Horn. He was abou..  read more...

Wooden Leg

Wooden Leg, a Northern Cheyenne warrior aged 18 in 1876, fought under Chief Lame White Man at the Battle of the Little Big Horn. After killing at leas..  read more...

Young Little Wolf

Young Little Wolf, a Northern Cheyenne warrior in 1876, and a son of Chief Little Wolf arrived late at the Indian village, their band having trailed C..  read more...