Quotation by Blackfoot Indian Tribe Chief Crowfoot:
What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is a breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is as the little shadow that runs across the grass and looses itself in the sunset.
1830-1890 (Age at death: 60 approx.)
Crowfoot or Isapo-Muxika (Blackfoot "Crow-big-foot") was a chief of the Siksika First Nation. His parents, Istowun-eh'pata (Packs a Knife) and Axkahp-say-pi (Attacked Towards Home), were Kainai. His brother Iron Shield became Chief Bull. (Wikipedia)