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Catalog Number X1982.49.01
Object Name Pictograph
Artist Elk Head
Dimensions H-39 W-36 inches
Medium Pencil
Date 1883-1885
Notes Pictograph on paper - both sides
a) top half and lower left quarter is labeled "Gros Ventre Dance showing different position steps". 00404 is stamped in blue.
b) shows Gros Ventre lodges; group of Gros Ventre. Fight between Elk Head and another Gros Ventre and two Crees / Elk Head kills and scalps a Sioux and cuts his right foot and left arm off / Elk Head shoots a Sioux who has in his possession a Gros Ventre scalp / Buffalo skin boat and mode of carrying it / A Sioux shoots at the mother of Elk Head, while being carried by his mother / plus buffalo, elk, deer, horses.
Search Terms Gros Ventre
Native American
American Indian