Horns Standing Up

North American - A Cheyenne medicine-man. When his tribe was starving as a result of drought, Horns Standing Up commanded the wife of the chief to accompany him and they set off to seek help. After many days they came to the mountains and entered a cave where, for four days, Maheo and Great Roaring Thunder gave them instructions in the art of the medicine dance. When the couple returned to their tribe, the men built a medicine lodge and danced round it as Horns Standing Up had instructed them. Soon the rains came and the buffalo returned. Also called Horns Standing Up.

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