Alan Baker

Crazy Horse Memorial, South Dakota

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The
Sioux fought unsuccessfully to block the development of Mount Rushmore on
hallowed Native American ground. Out of defeat, they decided to erect their own
monument: the Crazy Horse Memorial, which is being carved into Thunderhead
Mountain within eight miles of Mount Rushmore. Yet it has sparked its own
controversy within the Native American community. Some view its construction as
an attack on the landscape and an affront to Crazy Horse’s beliefs.

World's Most Controversial Monuments

Crazy Horse Memorial, South Dakota

The
Sioux fought unsuccessfully to block the development of Mount Rushmore on
hallowed Native American ground. Out of defeat, they decided to erect their own
monument: the Crazy Horse Memorial, which is being carved into Thunderhead
Mountain within eight miles of Mount Rushmore. Yet it has sparked its own
controversy within the Native American community. Some view its construction as
an attack on the landscape and an affront to Crazy Horse’s beliefs.

Alan Baker

World's Most Controversial Monuments

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