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Crazy Horse
A brief biographical sketch of the American Indian leader, Crazy Horse.
# 142279 | 2,000 words | 0 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Native-American Studies (General)

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This paper discusses how Crazy Horse was a private man, in some ways corresponding to the media stereotype of the "strong, silent Indian." The paper posits that he would have been hard to get to know at the time, however, what is clear is that Crazy Horse fought gallantly, bravely, and intelligently for a losing cause.

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"Crazy Horse, war chief of the Oglala Lakota nation of American Indians (more popularly known as the Sioux) was born about 1840 in what is now the state of South Dakota. Sources vary as to the exact date of Crazy Horse's birth. His father, however, said that he was killed (September 5, 1877) just before his 37th birthday (Sandoz 1). Names among the American Indians at the time were indefinite, and could change in during the bearer's lifetime. Nicknames were also used. Crazy..."

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