“Curly Bear had a gift,” says Stan Juneau of Clarence “Curly Bear” Wagner, a historian, storyteller, presenter of culture and advocate of repatriation of ancestral remains to tribes. Wagner died July 16 after a battle with cancer. He was 64.
Juneau, a longtime friend from the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, tells the Missoulian (Mont.) newspaper that that Wagner “could get up and talk to people, and people would really listen to him and really believe in what he was saying.”
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