Dave McGary: American Realism in Bronze — A Twenty Year Retrospective, Michael Duty, McGary Studios, Ruidoso, NM, 1997: p. 44, 123.
This Dave McGary bronze shows a young version of Oglala Lakota Chief American Horse, who was born in the Black Hills of South Dakota in 1840. American Horse promoted peace with white settlers and the United States government and even opposed Crazy Horse and skirmishes taking place throughout the Western frontier. He served as an Army scout, was a delegate at Native American peace conferences in Washington, D.C., and participated in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show.
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