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Native American Legends: Spring-Boy
Tribal affiliation: Crow, Arapaho
Also known as: Spring Boy, Thrown-In-Spring, Thrown-Into-The-Spring
Native names: Baha-wua-ci'tu, Bahaa Awuuasshiituua
Type: Indian hero twins
Related figures in other tribes: Long-Teeth (Arikara),
Spring-Boy is one of a pair of mythological twin heroes from Crow folklore known as the Sacred Twins.
Spring-Boy grew up in the wilderness while his brother,
Curtain-Boy, was raised by their human father.
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
Plains Native Indians
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