Pretty-shield, Medicine Woman of the Crows Setting & Symbolism

Frank Bird Linderman
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Southern Montana

Southern Montana is the area where the Crow lived for generations and where their reservation was formed. It was where Pretty-shield spent her life.

The Missouri River

The Crow called the Missouri River the 'Big River' and spent several seasons out of the year there.

The Montana Plains

The Crow roamed the Montana Plains from year to year.

The Village

Pretty-shield's tribe had a large village that they moved from place to place throughout the year.

The Agency

Crow Agency, Montana is where the Crow capital is.

The-beyond-country

'The-beyond-country' is the Crow name for heaven.

Little Bighorn

The Little Bighorn River is where the Battle of Little Bighorn took place and where Goes-ahead saw General Custer die. Pretty-shield's tribe spent time there before and after the battle.

Medicine

The Crow concept of medicine more or less means power or energy-force. Crow would have 'strong medicine' when...

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