The Crow Indians’ Own Stories
The world of the Crow Indians comes to life in this extraordinary collection of stories from respected elder and famed storyteller Joseph Medicine Crow. Raised by traditional grandparents, who remembered life before the reservation days, Medicine Crow as a child would listen to stories that his grandfather and other elders told during sweat baths.
Winnebago wigwam, 1852
Wisconsin Historical Society
Indian weaver and child 1914
Sioux Indians at Prince Albert, Saskatchewan,
University of Saskatchewan Library, Special Collections
We thank the Moon and the stars, who give us their light when the Sun retires….
We thank the Great Spirit, incarnation of all kindness, who directs all things for the good of its children.
Big Foot (Sitanka), a Miniconjou Sioux of Cheyenne River Reservation, South Dakota; half-length, seated, wearing white shirt.
Two Apache babies on cradleboards.