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Two Leggings : the making of a Crow warrior

Author: Two Leggings; Peter Nabokov; William Wildschut; John C Ewers; Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation.
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1982, ©1967.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fur traders observed that no other Indians of the Upper Missouri were so well dressed or bragged of their tribal affiliation as frequently or as vociferously as the Crow. Two Leggings, the teller of the story you are about to read, was above all else a Crow warrior. His story tells us quite as much of tribal values that motivated and guided his actions as it does of his personal escapades. He was one of the last  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Two Leggings; Two Leggings
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Two Leggings; Peter Nabokov; William Wildschut; John C Ewers; Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation.
ISBN: 0803283512 9780803283510
OCLC Number: 8410330
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : Crowell, 1967.
"Bison book."
Description: xxv, 226 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: [edited by] Peter Nabokov ; based on a field manuscript prepared by William Wildschut for the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation ; foreword by John C. Ewers.
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Two Leggings was one of the last Crow Warriors. From 1919 to 1923 he told his story of Crow life and wars to an ethnologist with the Museum of the American Indian. This title tells a poignant story  Read more...

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