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Crow [Absaroke]locked

  • Mary Riemer-Weller

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Native American tribe of the northern plains whose language is part of the Siouan family. The name Absaroke means “children of the large-beaked bird.” Formerly sedentary farmers of the Northeast, the Crow migrated westward during the 18th century and became nomadic buffalo-hunters. Their culture, based on the horse and buffalo, was typical of Plains Indians; it came to an end in ...

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Ethnomusicology