The Crow are a Plains tribe. They were enemies of the Sioux during the timespan Black Elk covers in his narrative.
Crow Term Timeline in Black Elk Speaks
The timeline below shows where the term Crow appears in Black Elk Speaks. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 2: Early Boyhood
Chapter 6: High Horse’s Courting
Chapter 7: Wasichus in the Hills
...up camp on the Powder River, they take extra precautions to protect themselves against the Crows, building a corral for their horses to protect them from the Crows, who were known... (full context)
Chapter 8: The Fight with Three Stars
...describes the scene: two parties set out to fight the Wasichus, who were joined by Crow and Shoshone Indians. A fierce battle ensued. Iron Hawk’s pony was injured, so he retreated... (full context)