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Buffalo Calf Road Woman (1850-1878), was a Northern Cheyenne woman who saved her warrier brother Chief Comes in Sight, in the Battle of Little Rosebud (as it was called by the US) in 1876. She fought next to her husband in the Battle of Little Bighorn that same year. In 2005 Northern Cheyenne storytellers broke more than 100 years of silence about the battle, and they credited her with the striking blow that knocked General George Armstrong Custer off his horse before he died.
Chief Dewey Beard or Wasu Maza ('Iron Hail', 1858-1955) was Minneconjou Lakota, fought in Battle of Little Big Horn as a teenager. After Custer's defeat, Wasu Maza followed Sitting Bull into exile in Canada, then back to South Dakota, where he lived on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation. When he died in 1955, at age of 96, Dewey Beard was last known Lakota survivor of Battle of Little Big Horn and last know survivor of Wounded Knee Massacre.
Shuh-shee-ahsh or Curley was the youngest of several Crow scouts attached to General Custer's 7th Cavalry at the Battle of the Little Bighorn in Montana on June 25, 1876. Not a combatant in the battle, he is remembered for having brought the first news of the massacre and claiming to be the only survivor. His account over sixty years failed to clarify the role Curly really played in the battle. He died of pneumonia on the Crow reservation in 1923.