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Western Heritage Award for Castle McLaughlin

Peabody Museum Curator, Castle McLaughlin's A Lakota War Book from the Little Bighorn: The Pictographic "Autobiography of Half Moon" has been selected as this year's winner of the Western Heritage Award for Outstanding Nonfiction Book. Presented by the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, the Western Heritage Awards were established in 1961 "to honor and encourage the legacy of those whose works in literature, music, film, and television reflect the significant stories of the American West." … Each honoree receives a Wrangler, an impressive bronze sculpture of a cowboy on horseback."