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Winter count recording events from 1800 to 1870  (Indigenous Knowledge (Map, Calendar, etc.))  "1870-1885"

Lone Dog (Shunka Ishnala), Nakota (Yankton Sioux)

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1870-1885

Materials:

Buffalo hide/skin, paint

Techniques:

Painted

Dimensions:

259 x 207 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Central Plains, Nakota (Yankton Sioux), Native Americans, North America, Plains, Yanktonnai Nakota

Site Name:

Plains

Country:

USA, Canada

Collection History:

Collection history unknown; said to have been purchased from the family of Captain Chichester by Stephen Allen Frost (ca. 1820-ca. 1905, New York City bead merchant and Indian trader and founder of Stephen A. Frost & Son), circa 1880; acquired by George Heye before 1906.

Source ID:

NMAI_11377

Catalog Number:

1/617

Album Name:

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