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No. 3691. "Red Cloud and American Horse." The two most noted Chiefs now living. Photo and copyright '91 by Grabill. S.D."  "Spring 1891"

Chief Mahpina Luta or Red Cloud and Chief Washi-ta-tonga or American Horse posed for camera in front of tipi, shaking hands. American Horse wears a brimmed hat, European pants, shirt, vest, jacket, with watch chain, revolver at waist, and beaded moccasins. Red Cloud wears European shirt, vest, pants, feather headdress with long trailer, and holds a stroud cloth blanket with white selvedge (gift for or from American Horse?)

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1891-1891

Materials:

Techniques:

Dimensions:

9.5 x 12 in.

Cultures:

American Indians, Central Plains, Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux), Native Americans, North America, Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux), Plains

City:

Pine Ridge Reservation

County:

Shannon County

State:

South Dakota

Country:

USA

Collection History:

No collection history information available.

Source ID:

NMAI_291519

Catalog Number:

P26461

Album Name:

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