deralte: (archaeological humour 2 (by me))
( Mar. 5th, 2013 10:58 pm)
I was reading article on instances of women participating in warfare in the upper Missouri area, and discussions of fourth gender and differing performances of female gender in those societies, and I came upon this quote.

"A Crow oral history depicts a situation where a mother dispatched her son's enemy by smashing the assailant's head with her hatchet; subsequently, her son's name became He-kills-with-his-mother."

That has to be one of the top ten most awesome and hilarious names in history.


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