Fools Crow

Fools Crow


James Welch

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The White Stone

The white stone, which first appears in Fools Crow’s dream with Skunk Bear, is symbolic of western expansion and the whitewashing of Pikuni culture. In Fools Crow’s dream, he finds himself at the…

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Seven Persons

Seven Persons is the Pikuni term for the constellation the Big Dipper and is symbolic of the Pikunis’ spirituality and their connection to the natural world. The Pikunis worship the Above Ones, or the…

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The Beaver Medicine Bundle

The Beaver Medicine bundle is a bag of totems and objects that collectively represent over four hundred songs and prayers associated with the sacred wood-biter. The songs and prayers fulfill the spiritual needs of…

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