The Battle of the Greasy Grass

Each year, the Lakota of the Great Plains commemorate their victory over the United States army at the Battle of the Greasy Grass, better known in American history as the Battle of Little Bighorn Photographs by Aaron Huey Directed and Edited by Kristin Moore (3:25)

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