Wolf Robe

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 about 80 when Miller painted this portrait in 1941. “We never know exactly our years. The only way we could tell was...
Wooden Leg

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 least three troopers in the action against Reno’s command and bringing down one of Reno’s Arikara scouts,...
Young Little Wolf

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 Custer’s command for many miles. However, once their loyalty to the other Cheyennes and Sioux was established...
Sitting Eagle

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 again Reno, in which he killed a trooper and counted three coups, Sitting Eagle witnessed a strange think in the...
Stephen Brave Bird

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 which he took a scalp, counted two coups, and captured eight cavalry horses. “I was about 19 there at Greasy Grass...
Straight Forehead

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 soldiers and counted three coups on living enemies. “I used a lance and shield and a bow and arrows. A few of...