Crazy Horse The Story.

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A very great vision is needed and the man who has it must follow it as the eagle seeks the deepest blue of the sky. I was hostile to the white man...we preferred hunting to a life of idleness on our reservations. At times we did not get enough to eat and we were not allowed to hunt. All we wanted was peace and to be left alone. Soldiers came and destroyed our villages. Then Long Hair (Custer) came...They say we massacred him, but he would have done the same to us. Our first impulse was to escape but we were so hemmed in we had to fight."


Tashunkewitko the birth name of crazy horse was born in 1845 at the Republican River. He was killed at fort Robinson, Nebraska, he lived a short life but in that time he achieved so much as a warrior and chief he lived barely 33yrs of his life.

Crazy horse was an uncommonly hansom man, he was a perfectly built for his warrior lifestyle. Crazy horse was a true Sioux Indian he had such grace and refinement. He was a courteous, modest and a born warrior. He was true warrior and brave, which was hard to match, although a fierce warrior he was a gentle one he was the highest ideal of the Sioux tribe.

The child hood of crazy horse passed when a western Sioux saw a white man crossing the plains. The Sioux tribe prided them selves in the training and development of there own children.        First step        first word            first game kill     and first attainment of manhood called for a celebration in the honour of the parents and the child.

CRAZY HORSE was a kind and      caring youngster. Once when he was a bout 5-6 there was a great storm and there was hardly any meat and crazy horse invited the people to his tipi to eat with out his mother or fathers consent

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As crazy horse got older people recognised the bravery of the young warrior as he had risked his life many times. In the battle against the Gros Ventre his friend fell of the horse and crazy horse circled around his friend dodging the arrows swooped down and picked up his friend and rode away although being in fired at by there enemy.

At times of trouble crazy horse rose to the occasion, he was a

natural leader and a perfect warrior. He never had any conflict with the whites, as there was no coup involved in killing a ...

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