Crazy Horse family members Floyd Clown and Doug War Eagle along with author William Matson
Crazy Horse family members Floyd Clown and Doug War Eagle along with author William Matson discuss and sign their book Crazy Horse: The Lakota Warrior’s Life and Legacy based on the family’s oral history. 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.