Running Eagle: Woman Warrior

Running Eagle Woman Warrior This historical novel tells the story of Running Eagle a female member of the Piegan tribe which had become part of the Blackfoot Nation She lived her exciting life mostly in areas that would become

  • Title: Running Eagle: Woman Warrior
  • Author: Jerry A. Matney D.A. Gordon
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 403
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • This historical novel tells the story of Running Eagle, a female member of the Piegan tribe, which had become part of the Blackfoot Nation She lived her exciting life mostly in areas that would become Montana, Idaho and Wyoming Running Eagle, born Brown Weasel Woman, became a hunter and warrior early in her life due to the death of her parents She asked a widow to takeThis historical novel tells the story of Running Eagle, a female member of the Piegan tribe, which had become part of the Blackfoot Nation She lived her exciting life mostly in areas that would become Montana, Idaho and Wyoming Running Eagle, born Brown Weasel Woman, became a hunter and warrior early in her life due to the death of her parents She asked a widow to take care of her young siblings while she hunted for food and furs She joined the warriors as they fought the Crow and other enemy tribes and became known for her feats of bravery She also became known for stealing horses from other tribes Running Eagle is also remembered for her vision quest to a unique waterfall, which was named after her She became one of the most famous women in Blackfoot history When she died in 1836 she was in her 50s This book explores the traditions of the Piegan and Blackfoot people, along with the struggles they had with encroaching fur trappers and traders.

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