Counting coup refers to the winning of prestige against an enemy by the Plains
Indians of North ... Indians of the Pacific Northwest would tie an eagle feather to
Plains Indians used
known and most written about are scalping and counting coup. These are very ...
a fallen foe with a
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American Life - Crow Native Indian holding a
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Status mattered, and competition to count the greatest coup was intense. ... to
count coup - meaning to get close enough to touch an enemy with a
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"I will not take a husband," she said, "until I have counted coup on the Crows to ...
She herself carried only her father's old, curved