Pretty-shield, Medicine Woman of the Crows - Chapters Sixteen and Seventeen Summary & Analysis

Frank Bird Linderman
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Chapters Sixteen and Seventeen Summary and Analysis

Pretty-Shield never helped a slave woman because she was too young when her tribe still had slaves. Frank then asks about her opinion of Sitting-bull. Pretty-Shield was twenty-eight when she saw Sitting-bull; she then tells Frank the story.

At the time, the Crow and Lacota were at peace. One time in the summer, Sitting-bull and his people came to visit the Crow and the Crow and Lacota feasted and danced together. On the fourth day, Sitting-bull gathered both tribes together. Crazy-head, a Crow chief, then suggested - in Crow - that Sitting-bull was not brave. He asks Sitting-bull how a great man can be unkind to his people. Crazy-head then pushed Sitting-bull over. The Lacota men did not love Sitting-bull but feared him. Sitting-bull, however, possessed a great power.

Pretty-Shield then tells Frank a story...

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