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A Most Extensive View
 

Crow Indian Name for the Tower

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"Where the Mountain Lion Sits"

Burton Pretty On Top

urton Pretty On Top, a member of the Crow Nation, relates his peoples' legend about the landmark they call iish-biia ah-naac'he', and describes its significance to them in the social, political, and economic history of the lower Yellowstone Valley.

A Most Extensive View


 
From Discovering Lewis & Clark ®, http://www.lewis-clark.org © 1998-2014
by The Lewis and Clark Fort Mandan Foundation, Washburn, North Dakota.
Journal excerpts are from The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, edited by Gary E. Moulton
13 vols. (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1983-2001)