Steve Brady, right, with his brother Otto Braided Hair, was  instrumental in the designation of the Rosebud and Wolf Mountains battlefields in Southeast MT as National Historic Landmarks. 

Steve Brady, right, with his brother Otto Braided Hair, was  instrumental in the designation of the Rosebud and Wolf Mountains battlefields in Southeast MT as National Historic Landmarks. 

Preservation People

A Tribute to Steve Brady

Last month, the world of tribal preservation lost a great leader and friend.  Steve Brady, who passed away on October 18, was chair of the Northern Cheyenne Cultural Commission, and a tireless champion of preserving the culture and history of the Cheyenne people.  He worked to protect some of the most important historic sites in American history and left us an impressive legacy as the driving force behind creation of the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site in Colorado, as well as National Historic Landmark designations for Rosebud and Wolf Mountains Battlefields, Medicine Deer Rocks and the Big Horn Medicine Wheel.  Those of us who were lucky to have worked with Steve will always remember his warmth, humor, and dedication, and we will honor his memory for years to come.