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Leonard Crow Dog
, 1942-



Leonard Crow Dog was the spiritual leader of the American Indian Movement of the 1960’s and 1970’s and served time in prison as a result of his political activities. He was born in 1942 on the Rosebud Reservation. His book Four Generations of Sioux Medicine Men describes the history of four generations of his family from the time of Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse through Buffalo Bill Cody’s Wild West Shows to Native people’s struggles today.


(Photo courtesy of Facts on File, American Historical Images on File: The Native American Experience

Books by Leonard Crow Dog:

Crow Dog, Leonard. Crow Dog : four generations of Sioux medicine men
New York : Harper Collins Publishers, 1995.
Genre: Biography
ISBN: 0060168617

Crow Dog, Leonard; Lame Deer, John (Fire). The sound of flutes and other Indian legends
New York : Pantheon Books, 1976.
Genre: Folklore
Audience: All Ages

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