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Crazy Horse: Floyd Clown, Sr. Book Talk and Signing
February 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Crazy Horse: The Lakota Warrior’s Life & Legacy by William Matson, book talk and signing by family descendant Floyd Clown, Sr. In Crazy Horse: The Lakota Warrior’s Life & Legacy, by William B. Matson, the family clarifies some inaccuracies about their famous ancestor’s life and legacy. Floyd Clown Sr, one of the three sole administrators and spokesmen of the Crazy Horse estate, will also talk about the family’s generational stories, Lakota treaties, what it means to be Lakota, court cases, and probates for ancestry. Floyd Clown, Sr. will share stories that have not been told outside of his family for a century, in addition to discussing his infamous ancestor.
Crazy Horse was one of the most instrumental Native American chiefs in American history. Living in the late 19th century, the Lakota chief of the Oglala Band, Crazy Horse played a role in the Battle of Little Bighorn, and is known for his fight against white American settlers’ encroachment into Native American territory in the West in order to preserve his people’s way of life.
Crazy Horse: The Lakota Warrior’s Life & Legacy by William Matson will be for sale at the event. This event is free and open to the public.