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About David Humphreys Miller

The following information is from Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Humphreys_Miller). David Humphreys Miller (June 8, 1918 – August 21, 1992) was an American artist, author, and film advisor who specialized in the culture of the northern Plains Indians. He was most notable for painting his 72 portraits of the survivors of the Battle of the Little Bighorn. In addition to his portraiture, he was also featured as a technical advisor on Native American culture for the film.. Read More ->


About Pine Ridge Reservation

The Pine Ridge Indian Reservation (Wazí Aháŋhaŋ Oyáŋke in Lakota, also called Pine Ridge Agency) is an Oglala Lakota Native American reservation located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. Originally included within the territory of the Great Sioux Reservation, Pine Ridge was established in 1889 in the southwest corner of South Dakota on the Nebraska border. Today it consists of 3,468.85 sq mi (8,984.306 km2) of land area and is the eighth-largest reservation in the Unite.. Read More ->


Films

David Humphreys Miller was involved with films and TV shows. He was the featured as a technical advisor on Native American culture for the films Cheyenne Autumn, How the West was Won, and the TV show Daniel Boone. Below is a list from IMDb. Actor Rough Night in Jericho - Doctor (uncredited) 1967 Stagecoach - Billy Pickett - 1966 Writer Daniel Boone (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0057742/?ref_=nm_flmg_wr_1) (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode) - A Place of 1000 Spirits.. Read More ->


Battle of the Little Bighorn: $3.8M in Native American artwork for sale

This article is from the Mussoulian/Associated Press GREAT FALLS – A collection of paintings, photos and sketches depicting some of the last pre-reservation Native Americans, including survivors of the Battle of the Little Bighorn, could sell for more this weekend than any of the other individual works during Western Art Week. The Wrangler Gallery, located at 316 Central Ave., is seeking a buyer for the 122-piece David Humphreys Miller collection. Gallery owner Brad Hamlet.. Read More ->