Pretty Eagle

Chief Pretty Eagle (1846–1903) was a war chief, warrior, and diplomat of the Crow Nation. He was born in 1840 near present day Crow Agency in Montana to the Mountain Crow division of the Crow Indians, one of three major divisions that made up the nation. During and after his lifetime he was known for his prowess as a war chief and his devotion to his people, often traveling to Washington D.C with Crow delegations to discuss and fight for Crow rights, including land rights. During his life he had 19 wives, many of which were likely temporary marriages which did not last long.

Read more about Pretty Eagle:  War Chief, Relationship With United States Government, Death and Burial, Reburial and Reclamation

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