Date(s) – Feb 06 2020
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Chieftains Museum is proud to partner with the Rome Area History Museum for an upcoming book signing event. Meet the Crazy Horse family elder, Floyd Clown Sr. and Author, William Matson who will discuss and sign their book, “Crazy Horse: The Lakota Warrior’s Life and Legacy” at the Rome Area History Museum on Thursday, February 6th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
The Edward Clown family, nearest living relatives to the Lakota war leader, presents the family tales and memories told to them about their famous grandfather. In many ways the oral history differs from what has become the standard and widely accepted biography of Crazy Horse. The family clarifies the inaccuracies and shares their story about the past, including what it means to them to be Lakota, the family genealogy, the life of Crazy Horse and his motivations, his death, and why they chose to keep quiet with their knowledge for so long before finally deciding to tell the truth as they know it.
This book is a compelling addition to the body of works about Crazy Horse and the complicated and often conflicting events of that time period in American History. The book will be available for purchase during the event.