Joe Medicine Crow


Age: 102

Native American historian and the last surviving war chief of Montana's Crow Tribe who was a member of the Crow Tribe's Whistling Water clan and was raised by his grandparents in a log house in a rural area of the Crow Reservation near Lodge Grass, Montana whose Crow name was High Bird because he recalled listening as a child to stories about the Battle of Little Bighorn from those who were there, and who was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2009.

Cause of Death: Old age

Born: October 27, 1913

Died: April 3, 2016

Lodge Grass, Montana