The final words of Siksika chief Crow Foot

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Siksika chief Crow Foot
Siksika chief Crow Foot

What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset.

-Crow Foot, 1890

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2 thoughts on “The final words of Siksika chief Crow Foot

    Professor VJ Duke said:
    August 6, 2014 at 8:59 AM

    Greetings from the professor! Thought provoking! How’s it going for you?

      wes responded:
      August 6, 2014 at 10:27 AM

      It is well with me. Crow Foot was an interesting character, and curiously enough a member of the North American Railroad Hall of Fame for his efforts to gain First Nations cooperation for the Canadian Pacific Railway.

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