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Little Killer on Crazy Horse
Little Killer On Crazy Horse
I WAS WITH Crazy Horse all the time, like that (both forefingers pressed close together). But I was not with him when he was killed. If I had been, maybe I would have been killed too.
I was with Crazy Horse's people when they came out to him from Fort Robinson with tobacco and asked him to come in. Crazy Horse said, all right, he would come to Fort Robinson in the spring.
Crazy Horse moved in a little ahead of me. I trailed him when he was coming in and joined him. When we were a little distance from Fort Robinson, people came out bringing us meat. This meat was not buffalo meat but beef and other food. Crazy Horse told me that he was "captured" (i.e., had surrendered) and was going to Fort Robinson and from there on to Washington. The white people at Fort Robinson wanted our guns and horses -- the things we fought with. Crazy Horse said...
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