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Creek - Micco Chitto Harjo or Crazy Snake

 

Micco Chitto Harjo, 1846 - 1911, pronounced Ce-toe Ha-ar-jo, meaning Brave
Snake, while some called him Crazy Snake. Micco means Chief. 

 

Chief Brave Snake was a passionate and
charismatic Muscogee/Creek speaker and political warrior for his peoples culture
in Oklahoma.

 

He traveled from his home his home supported by 12 other members of
his clan, form Hickory Stomp Ground Oklahoma to delivered a fabulous speech to
the United States Senate in 1906. Chitto Harjo was the only one of the 12 that
did not contract small pox from that trip.

 

Read his passionate speech here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chitto_Harjo#Address_to_US_Senate_comm....

 

Or a short story of his life here:
http://www.angelfire.com/planet/gee-family/Crazy-Snake.html

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