Who Is Crazy Horse's Childhood?

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Crazy Horse Few details are available concerning Crazy Horse 's childhood. The only major biography, written with an Indian perspective is by Mari Sandoz made in 1942 it gives a detailed interpretation of his life. Crazy Horse’s father was an Oglala medicine man and his mother, Rattle Blanket, a Minniconjou. He had brown eyes, light skin, and yellowish-brown hair. His hair resulted in him being called Curly. According to the study by Richard G. Hardorff his mother committed suicide in his early years. It is believed he was four at the time. The life of Crazy Horse was defined by the promises of the Treaty of Laramie and an incident that followed in the same region. A malnourished cow owned by a Mormon emigrant was killed by a young Minneconjou,

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