Holding Eagle

tonight I learned
that “Indians” are not
emotionless

they feel
every thing,
deeper than you will ever know,
so much so, that if you yourself
felt it
you’d suddenly know
what it truly feels like
to be an arrogant

savage

——-

“Holds The Eagle”
Custodian of the sacred Mandan shrine at Crow’s Heart Lodge, ND (1908)
Holding Eagle – Hidatsa tribe
Scattered Corn (Mandan Tribe) daughter of Moves Slowly, the last Mandan corn priest.
Holding Eagle (Hidatsa tribe, right) and
wife Scattered Corn (left, Mandan tribe)

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