Crazy Horse Memorial
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On to the Crazy Horse Memorial. This is a privately funded, rather than a State or Federally funded site. The Indians asked the sculptor to create a memorial to the American Indian. It was begun back in 1947 by sculptor Korczak Ziolkowski who believed in the free enterprise system. He felt it should be a non-profit educational and cultural, humanitarian project built by the interested public, not the taxpayer. Today, his wife and 7 of his 10 children have continued the work. The difference between here and
The only shame here is that, unfortunately, it will take so long to complete the work that none of us living now will get to see its completion.