National Geographic : 1927 Sep
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE TELLING THE STORY OF CUSTER'S LAST STAND When Yellow Hair, or Long Hair, as the Indians named Custer, rode to his disastrous encounter with the Sioux and their allies on the banks of the Little Horn, in June, 1876, several members of the friendly Crows served him as scouts (see, also, Color Plates XIV and XVI). ) INational 'teograpltc society Natural Color Photographs by Edwin L. Wisherd A LABOR OF LOVE FOR HER WARRIOR Probably the best Indian beadwork to-day is produced by the Crows. Floral designs indicate missionary influence, for such patterns were never used by the early Indians. Beaded cushions are popular articles to-day. A Navaho rug and a cow skin, the latter a substitute for bison hide, flank the doorway.