Sunday, 2 January 2011

119 days: Blanket # 2: Death Song

Nothing lives long
Nothing lives long
Nothing lives long
Except the earth and the mountains

'The Death Song of White Antelope'
Adapted from The Fighting Cheyennes
by George Bird Grinnell, New York, 1915

  • Noted war captain of the Cheyennes for almost fifty years
  • Killed at Sand Creek Massacre, 1864
  • Stood with folded arms singing this song
  • Scrotum made into a tobacco pouch by Colorado Volunteer

Blanket # 2:
  • Establish what is living
  • Establish what dies
  • Where is the earth?
  • Where are the mountains?
  • Who is singing?
  • Tokens | artifacts | memorabilia|relics

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