Steve Adelson events

Presentations, Book Talks, Book Signings

Historian Steve Adelson focuses on the confrontation between the U.S. Government’s military forces and Plains Indians in the 1800s, as the two cultures collided in an epic struggle.

• Presentation: Apocalypse at Little Bighorn / Custer’s Final Battle

Sat., Oct. 27, 2018.  2:30 p.m.  Fort Vancouver
1501 E. Evergreen Blvd.
Vancouver, Washington

Sat., Nov. 3, 2018.  1:00 p.m. Stanwood Camano Community Resource Center
9612 271 St. NW
Stanwood, Washington

• Presentation: Broken Promises Shattered Hopes
The Road to Wounded Knee: Indian Wars on the Plains, 1854-1890.

Nov. 5, 2018, 6:30 p.m.  Langley United Methodist Church
301 Anthes Ave.
Langley, Washington
Click for Details and brief introduction to presentation.

Review of Adelson’s presentation: Contested Ground. “Steve is not only a gifted historian, passionate educator, and Little Bighorn scholar, but also an accomplished speaker.” [His presentation is both] “enlightening and entertaining.”  Brian A. Binn, President Winter Night Club.  [Read More]

Steve Adelson will be at the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument summer of  2019. This will be his ninth year there as a seasonal Park Ranger Interpreter, where he gives his famous ‘Battle Talk’ attended by people from around the world.

CSPAN.  Battle of Little Bighorn.  Author, Steve Adelson talked about the Battle of the Little Bighorn and Custer’s Last Stand. In the battle, the U.S. Army’s 7th Cavalry fought against the Sioux and…See Video

Previous Engagements
Book Talk ‘Apocolypse at Little Big Horn’
Oct. 4, 2018. Woodland Park Library, Woodland Park CO,
Oct. 17, 2018. Whitefish Library, Whitefish MT.
Nov. 8, 2017. C&P Coffee House, West Seattle WA.
Nov. 12, 2017 Country Book Shelf Bozeman MT.
Oct., 2017. Broadmore Hotel, Colorado Springs, CO. (see video below)


Jan. 25, 2018. The Travel Channel aired their program on the Battle of the Little Bighorn. (Unfortunately, “the problem with these documentaries is, the creators cannot discern who are the experts and who are not. Consequently they cannot separate the wheat from the chaff. I give them a B-”  Steve Adelson