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'I have the gun that killed Custer'

Auction under fire for sale of items from Battle of Little Bighorn


January 11, 2023

A memorial to Sitting Bull sits along the Missouri River on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. Photo: Daniel Lillis

The chief wanted peace.

Sitting Bull called on his nephew, One Bull, to take another Lakota warrior, Good Bear Boy, and try to parley with the soldiers gathered near the Little Bighorn River.

Just then, a shot fired from the soldiers struck a nearby warrior in the head, killing him.

"Go kill them all," the chief told the two warriors.


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