Land purchased to protect Sitting Bull site
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The Custer Battlefield Preservation Committee has completed a three-year effort to buy private lands around a campsite used by Lakota leader Sitting Bull during the Battle of Little Bighorn on June 25, 1876.

The committee raised $3 million for the effort. The land is located on the Crow Reservation in Montana but had all been owned by non-Indians.

The committee hopes to turn it over to the National Park Service but the tribe in the past has opposed such a move.

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Sitting Bull campsite preserved (The Billings Gazette 12/20)

Relevant Links:
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument -

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