Books: Old Crow

THE CROW INDIANS—Robert H. Lowie —Farrar & Rinehari ($4).

Eighteen years ago Ethnologist Robert Heinrich Lowie began studying the Crow Indians on their reservation southeast of Billings, Mont. Although even then Crow culture clearly revealed white influence, Ethnologist Lowie found it still spiritually alive, with old customs enjoying respect if not observance. He was, moreover, able to compare his researches with those of previous investigators, could thus measure with some accuracy the extent and significance of changes resulting from contact with white civilization.

In 1833 Prince Maximilian of Weid-Neuweid found the Crow a...

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