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Native American Legends: Greasy Breast

Name: Greasy Breast
Alternate spellings: Greasy-Breast
Tribal affiliation: Crow
Native names: Ivakidhush, Ivakidhúš, Ivakihush, Ivakidhish
Pronunciation: ee-vah-keed-hoosh
Type: Native hero
Related figures in other tribes: World Man (Ioway), Tshakapesh (Innu)

Greasy Breast is a dwarf hero of Crow Indian folklore. Although short, he possessed immense strength and archery skills.

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.

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Additional Resources

 Counting Coup: Becoming a Crow Chief
 Crow legends
 Crow language
 Crow pronunciation
 Montana Native
 Plains Indian tribe
 Hokan Siouan



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