Sunday, August 9, 2009

RIP Donlin Many Bad Horses

Donlin Many Bad Horses, 70, of Busby died Wednesday, July 8, 2009, at the Billings Clinic in Billings, Montana of stomach cancer, he was 70. Donlin was an historian and spiritual leader of the Northern Cheyenne tribe. He was dedicated to see an Indian memorial at the Custer Battlefield National Monument changed to the Little Big Horn Battlefield National Monument. This memorial to the Indian warriors who fell at the battle was dedicated on June 15, 2003 and fulfilled the dream of Mr. Many Bad Horses and the other Indian leaders who petitioned the U.S. Government for the memorial for their fallen forefathers. Donlin Many Bad Horses appeared in one Euro-western “Foreign Land” (2002) where he played a Cheyenne.

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