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Chief Plenty Coups

 

 

 

    Plenty Coups, who is considered one of the last of the traditional Crow Chiefs led a  successful fight against a US Senatorís efforts to dissolve Crow lands. He worked to guide his tribe in the transition from the  nomadic life of the Plains Indian to reservation life He also encouraged them  to continue practicing their traditional ways, while doing what they needed to do to make it in the white manís world. He was also a strong advocate for education.

 

Janine Pease

 

  

 

     Dr. Janine Pease  is a member of the Crow tribe and former President of the Little Bighorn College. Pease holds a MacArthur "Genius" Award, and has been honored with an American Civil Liberties Union Jeanette Rankin Award.  She was named National American Indian Educator of the Year in 1990.

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