Quotation by for the State of Montana

The Indian attitude toward the land was expressed by a Crow named Curly: "The soil you see is not ordinary soil—it is the dust of the blood, the flesh, and the bones of our ancestors. You will have to dig down to find Nature's earth, for the upper portion is Crow, my blood and my dead. I do not want to give it up."
For the State of Montana, U.S. public relief program. Montana: A State Guide Book (The WPA Guide to Montana), p. 262, Viking Press (1939).
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