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Joe Medicine Crow
  • Joe Medicine Crow

  • Date of birth: October 27, 1913
  • Died: April 03, 2016
  • Born: in (near) Lodge Grass, Montana.

  • Description: Joseph Medicine Crow-High Bird was a Crow historian, author and an enrolled member of the Crow Nation of Native Americans. He was the last war chief of the Crow Tribe. His best known writings on Native American history concern the Battle of the Little Bighorn. He earned both a bachelor’s degree and master degree before 1939. He receive three honorary doctorates. Medicine Crow received the United States' highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, from President Barack Obama on August 12, 2009.

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