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The Crazy Horse Scalp Shirt

Did you know that the Nebraska State Historical Society owns a scalp shirt that belonged to the famous Lakota leader Crazy Horse? Well, we don’t… but for many years we thought we did. History isn’t just about collecting old stories … Continue reading

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Crazy Horse Surrenders

On May 6, 1877, Crazy Horse and nearly 900 Sioux and Cheyenne followers came into Fort Robinson, Nebraska, near present-day Crawford.  On the edge of starvation, they gave up. Crazy Horse’s surrender meant that the northern plains Indian wars had come … Continue reading

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