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Counting coup : becoming a Crow chief on the Reservation and beyond

Guided Reading Level: 

W
Counting Coup

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

National Geographic, Washington, D.C., p.128 (2006)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr E99 .C92 M42 2006

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8558855

Keywords:

1913-, Crow Indians--Kings and rulers--Biography, Crow Indians--Montana--Biography--Juvenile literature, Joseph, Medicine Crow, Notable Children's Trade Book/Social Studies 2007

Abstract:

Contents: A warrior tradition -- Winter man -- Counting coup -- Old ways and new -- Stealing a beef -- A life outdoors -- The Baptist school -- Racing -- Ghosts -- Stories -- Public school -- The Battle of Little Bighorn -- The Little People -- Boarding school -- Strong medicine -- A Crow warrior in Germany -- High bird.; Summary: Meet Joseph Medicine Crow, a man raised in two worlds: according to the Crow Indian traditions and according to White man's rules.

Notes:

Lexile measure 950; ages 9-15, book level 5.9; biography