Article about Red Wing

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INDIAN MAIDEN, MODERN CLIFF DWELLER, PITCHES HER TEPEE ATOP NEW YORK SKYSCRAPER NEW YORK, Sept. 5— UP)— Red Wing, dark - eyed, cliff - dwelling daughter of a Winnebago Indian chieftain ,hag arrived here and- pitched her teepee on top of a skyscraper skyscraper hotel in the heart of Manhattan Manhattan which early settlers bought from her race for $24 and a keg of rum. The Indian maid_en comes from the Rocky mountain region near Manitou, Colo. On her first real &tay in New York she wishes to view the towering hand-made peaks reared by the "pale-face" since the development of his civilization civilization which followed the purchase of Manhattan and the conquest of the continent. Red Wing in tribal headdress of eagle feathers tipped with tufts of scarlet, a straight buckskin robe, fringed and ornately beaded, and beaded red and white moccasins, appeared as one of the ghosts of the city's earliest inhabitants as she walked noiselessly into her hotel. hotel. No downy bed in a softly-tinted, carefully appointed hotel room would do. Nb radio music to lull her to a city-sheltered sleep. Red Wing had to rest in the wind-swept heights to which she is accustomed. The faint "tom-tom' 'of swift-moving swift-moving motor traffic in the streets below, she said, would remind her of the music of the stirring mountain mountain trees. Her first breakfast here was of honeydew melon, coffee and fancy twisted rolls* In her cliff dwelling Red Wing had quail and wild game when it was- in season and Indian bread fried over an open fire. "This is a marvelous, breath-taking breath-taking city," said Red Wing, looking off over the roofs to the glittering tower of the empire state building and the etched peak of the Chrysler Chrysler skyscraper. "But (he red man would die if he had to live in a one room kitchenette kitchenette with electric refrigeration and steam heat." Red Win£ is the grand-daughter .Associated Press Photo Red Wing, wh/> comes from one of the Indian tribes near Manitou, Col., had a tepee set up atop a hotel when she visited New York for the first: time. of the chieftain after whom Red ,Wing, Minn., was named. Her father father is Wank-shik-stohe-e-ga (to you —one-chick stoiga) which means "gather^ his people."

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  1. Miami Daily News-Record,
  2. 06 Sep 1931, Sun,
  3. Page 2

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