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Native American Legends: Curtain-Boy
Also known as: Thrown-Behind-The-Curtain, Thrown-Behind-The-Tipi-Lining, Curtain Boy
Tribal affiliation: Crow
Native names: Bita'ricia-aritsia-ci'tu, Bitaalasshiaalitchiasshiituua
Type: Indian twin heroes
Related figures in other tribes: Drinks Brain Soup (Arikara),
Village Boy (Caddo),
Lodge Boy (Hidatsa)
Curtain-Boy is one of a pair of mythological twin heroes from Crow folklore known as the Sacred Twins.
Curtain-Boy was raised by his father while his brother,
grew up in the wilderness.
Lodge-Boy and Thrown-Away:
Crow legend about the two mythical brothers Thrown-Behind-The-Curtain and Thrown-In-Spring.
Recommended Books of Related Native American Legends
From the Heart of the Crow Country:
Crow legends, traditional stories, and oral history narrated by a tribal elder.
Myths and Traditions of the Crow Indians:
Classic collection of Crow legends and folklore.
Counting Coup: Becoming a Crow Chief
Crow pronunciation guide
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