LANDON JR. CONRAY CROW CHIEF
“Aapaohkaatsiinawa” (Blood Warrior)
Landon was born in Cardston, AB on March 19, 1999. He is survived by his loving parents Troy and Gaylene Sweet Grass, his sister Tylene, his brother Stetsun and his niece whom he cherished, Jessa Crow Chief; his special companion Shaira Granado, his loving grandmothers Alfreda Sweet Grass and Corina Crow Chief. Landon was the first grandchild for Alfreda and Corina. He was a blessing and he was very spoiled. Landon went to school at Saipoyi Elementary School, Magrath Elementary School, Tatsikiisaaporp Middle School. He would often watch over his little sister Tylene during the elementary school year. Landon enjoyed track and field in middle school. One of his goals was to complete high school. Landon joined the Cadets, and this inspired him to become a police officer. He joined the wood manufacturing program and with this he built a tiny home. Family was so proud of him graduating in 2017. Landon wanted to further his education to pursue his goal of being a police officer. Landon was a very inspiring young man who had dreams he wanted to accomplish. He also learned how to make smudge boxes and staffs. He learned to make them at the BTEST wood manufacturing course. He made smudge boxes and staffs for the Brave dogs, he also sold his crafts all over the world. Landon’s highlights with the Blood Tribe Police was when he was working alongside Brice Iron Shirt and Mario Bruised Head. The Blood Tribe Police had a big impact on Landon. The Blood Tribe Police wanted to hire him after his training. Landon worked with the Blood Tribe Recreation, Blood Tribe Housing and Cardston KFC. He was a very good worker. His employers enjoyed having him as an employee. Landon also completed a framing Blue Print Course for Carpentry, Fire Arm Safety Certificate June 26, 2021. He completed Early Childhood work experience in Lavern Head Start apprenticeship and he also completed an industry course. In 2019 he did his safety drivers course and the CPR-AED First Aid. He was also inspired by his Dad being a mechanic. He wanted to get an automotive mechanic license. Landon loved his family and enjoyed all the family trips they had. Landon enjoyed life as a young man always busy and on the go, never giving himself a break. At the age of 17 Landon used his dad’s ID to get into a bar just to see Shaggy 2 dope and Violent J; he even got on the stage with them. Humor plays a big part with family bonding. He would often wrestle with his younger brother Stetsun. Landon also wrestled with Uncle Shawn whenever Shawn came around to visit. Landon always made sure his grandmothers were ok, and he would always buy Grandma Freda cigarettes. Landon’s favorite pass times included playing his guitar, fishing, basketball, going to concerts, playing ground hockey, listening to music, making crafts and making short videos on his phone, and nature walks. When Landon was on his lunch break from work, he would be studying our culture, stories, and language. When Landon had the time, he would sit with mom and tell her Napi stories. By the end of May this year he had connected all the Napi stories. Landon and mom were amazed it all connected and completed. Mom told Landon “that’s so awesome you completed the story”. Landon replied “for reals” with a big smile with his head slightly tilted. Landon’s God parents were Tracy Sweet Grass and Shawn Crow Chief. Landon is also survived by cousins: McKenzie, Addyson, Kolista Winter, Kian Sweet Grass, Alijah, Quinlyn, Carley, MJ, Navy, Kenneth, Kristin, Lyden, C. Ray, Tayisha, Madison, and Lily Crow Chief. He is also survived by Uncles: Kelly Sweet Grass, Jamie (Christine) Sweet Grass, Douglas (Ashley) Crow Chief, Shawn (Sam) Crow Chief, Matthew Crow Chief; Aunties: Chrissy (Jono) Mistaken Chief, Tracy Sweet Grass and Chalsea Crow Chief; his fur babies: Tuff (German Shepard) and Hash Brown, his ferret. Landon is also survived by Great Uncles: William (Carma) Crow Chief, Patrick Crow Chief, Duane (Wilma) Crow Chief, William (Mary) Longtime Squirrel, Arthur (Roselle) Sweet Grass and Oliver Russell. Great Aunties: Georgina Medicine Crane, Bonita Long Time Squirrel, Rosabelle Day Chief and Rose Marie Sweet Grass. He is survived by Great Uncle Charlie (Betty) Crow Chief; Great Aunties: Annie Davis, Rachel Hoof, Barbara Bull Shields, Audrey Tallow, Trina Tallow, Charlotte Tallow, Geraldine Dan, Maxine (Floyd) Big Head and Isabelle Healy. Landon was predeceased by his grandfather Conrad Long Time Squirrel, maternal great grandparents Wallace (Mary) Crow Chief and Tom (Nellie) Long Time Squirrel; paternal great grandparents Alfred (Eva) Sweet Grass; Uncles: Kirby Crow Chief; great uncles: Darius, Clarence, Marlon and Thomas Long Time Squirrel, Fredrick, Gordon and Tony Sweet Grass; Great Aunties: Blondine, Mary, Sylvia, Teresa and Deanna Long Time Squirrel, Rose Marie (George) Crow Chief and Alfreda Crow Chief, Justine Healy, Mary Rose Sweet Grass, Bertha Sweet Grass and Katherine Russell; cousins: Darren Sweet Grass, Clarence, Micheal Jr. Sweet Grass. The family apologizes for any one we have missed.
A Family Service will be held at 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday July 13, 2021 at Eden’s Funeral Home, 2424 5th Ave, Fort Macleod, AB, followed by a Wake Service at Troy Sweet Grass’s Residence in Farm 4 From 7:00 P.M. till 11:00 P.M.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday July 14, 2021 at Troy Sweet Grass’s Residence in Farm 4, followed by an interment at St. Catherine’s Cemetery.
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