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Creator Herbert, Clarence.
Title Legend of the Kickapoo Bone Crusher.
Dates of Creation 1959.
Physical Description 1 folder.
Language of Material English
Scope & Content The Legend of the Kickapoo Bone Crusher is an 11-page typescript written by Clarence Herbert, detailing an old Indian legend that was originally told to him by his great-grandmother. The story is presented as a traditional Native American legend as well as a possible family story, and describes how an outcast Indian came to be shunned by his tribe, and how his divine visions and strength helped him save the lives of the Garvey family when the Kickapoo River flooded a white settlers camp in Vernon County, Wisconsin.
Archival History Transferred from the Sequoya Branch Library, Madison, Wisconsin, July 18, 1988. 1988.017
Subjects Legends
Frontier & pioneer life
Indians of North America
Places1 Vernon County (Wis.)
Local Search Terms Sioux Indians
Dakota Indians
Kickapoo River
Indigenous peoples
Object Name Manuscripts
Call Number ARM 88-07
Catalog ID Number 1988.017.0001