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He painted the faces of all adult comers with black charcoalthe Page 6 symbol of joy in the death of the enemy. Of all his horses he kept only a few for himself, and this time he was not stopped by the soldiers. At the end, he adopted Two Twists for his son. Two Twists was not a tribal chief then, only the leader of a soldier society; later he was made a big chief, but on that one occasion he had charge of the whole tribe. He had wanted to wear the Medicine Hat in the battle, and he had told the keeper he wished to wear it, but the keeper gave no answer.

Permission to quote from George Bird Grinnell's The Cheyenne Indians and The Fighting Cheyennes has been given by the respective publishers, the Yale University Press and Charles Scribner's Sons. Our gratitude is due the Columbia University Council for Research in the Social Sciences for their assistance in field work and in publication, and to the American Council of Learned Societies for their assistance in field work. Emma Corstvet's schooling in modern sociological field work gave us invaluable stimulation while she was with us in the field, and both she and Frances Gore Hoebel helped more than we find it easy to express, in giving meaning to the material and form to its presentation.

That night Two Twists sang the war songs of the Bowstring Soldiers. The people were anxious to face the enemy, but the chiefs held them in. In the meantime the Crow scouts had spotted the Cheyennes and warned their camp. That night they built a breastwork of all their tipis arranged in a semi-circle. The next morning Two Twists was out in the camp again. "I sing 3 This moving of the entire tribe against an enemy was a rare occurrence. According to George Bird Grinnell in The Fighting Cheyennes (New York, C.

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