Crow historian Joe Medicine Crow wrote narration for event
By Susan Olp
At the start of the pageant, Medicine Crow sings a tribute to Custer and to Crazy Horse, the Sioux warrior who led the band that encircled and then killed Custer and his soldiers. Then a recording of taps is played to honor those who died in the battle.
For more on the subject, see Review of Little Bighorn Remembered and Reenacting Little Bighorn.
Below: "Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer, played by Rick Williams of Versailles, Ind., charges Friday during the Custer's Last Stand Re-enactment near Hardin." (James Woodcock/Gazette Staff)