"A little while and I will be gone from among you, whither I cannot tell. From nowhere we came, into nowhere we go. What is life? It is a flash of a firefly in the night. It is a breath of a buffalo in the winter time. It is as the little shadow that runs--"
Dying words of Chief Crowfoot, Alberta Blackfoot warrior and orator, looking over Bow River, Alberta, April 25, 1980.