The David Humphreys Miller Collection

Paintings, movie footage and research of the Lakota Nation and their role in the pivotal American battle retold di- rectly from their experience. The late David Humphreys Miller, native of Van Wert, Ohio at the age of 16, armed with a car and $100 headed to the Pine Ridge Reservation and began interviewing the surviving warriors of the Battle of Little Bighorn and the massacre at Wounded Knee. This is their story.

John Sitting Bull (L), Dewey Beard (R)
David Humphreys Miller with Sioux Indians July 1947
David Humphreys Miller Painting White Cow Bull
Survivors of Battle of Little Bighorn


To tell the story of the Native American account of the pivotal Battle of Little Bighorn as told through the account of 72 remaining survivors through the art, research, film and historical research of artist/historian David Humphreys Miller.