CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL in progress. The 563-foot-high mountain carving-in-the-round will dominate the horizon. A poem by Korczak will be carved on the mountain in letters three feet tall. The 350-foot diameter, hogan-style Indian Museum of North America will be across the reflecting pool from the mountain.The American Indian University & Medical Training Center will rise on either side of the Avenue of the Chiefs. The avenue will be lined with sculptural portraits of famous Native Americans.
Crazy Horse Monument, South Dakota, USA. The wonderful part about this monument is that it has been entirely privately funded, and the sculptor & his family have turned down taxpayer money to build it.
Crazy Horse Memorial, Black Hills, South Dakota "My fellow chiefs and I would like the white man to know the red man has great heroes, too." These are the words Chief Henry Standing Bear wrote to sculptor Korczak Ziolkowski in 1939 urging him to come back to the Black Hills and carve a mountain sculpture honoring American Indians.