Henry Standing Bear
|Henry Standing Bear|
Henry Standing Bear (right) and artist Korczak Ziolkowski at Thunderhead Mountain, site of Crazy Horse Memorial, and Ziolkowski's model before work on memorial began in 1948.
|Oglala Lakota leader|
1953 (aged 78–79)|
Henry Standing Bear (c. 1874 – 1953) ("Matȟó Nážiŋ") was an Oglala Lakota Chief. A founding member of the Society of American Indians (1911–1923), he recruited and commissioned Polish-American sculptor Korczak Ziolkowski to build the Crazy Horse Memorial in the Black Hills of South Dakota.
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- Luther Standing Bear, "My People the Sioux," (1928), p.viii. Joseph Agonito, "Lakota Portraits: Lives of the Legendary Plains People" (hereinafter "Agonito") (2011), p.235. Donovin Arleigh Sprague, "Rosebud Sioux," p. 40 (2005)
- "Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation". Crazyhorsememorial .org. 2008. Archived from the original on 2015-04-13.