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Wood Mountain

July 1998: Wood Mountain, Saskatchewan, where Sitting Bull and five thousand desperate Sioux sought refuge after the Battle of the Little Bighorn (a.k.a. Custer’s Last Stand) on June 25, 1876. Wood Mountain was one stop on a three-week, 4,300-kilometre research trip for Indian Fall: The Last Great Days of the Plains Cree and the Blackfoot Confederacy. Other stops included: Blackfoot Crossing, the Great Sand Hills, Frog Lake, Fort Pitt, Frenchman’s Butte, Cutknife Hill, Fort Carlton, Batoche and the Cypress Hills.

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