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    Ledger Drawing: A Colorful, Large Example. Matted to 12" x 15". The artist and tribe are unknown. If this depicts a scene from the Rosebud, the warrior being lanced would be a Shoshone or Crow warrior. Shoshone and Crow scouts fought fiercely and helped save Crook's command from potential disaster. Perhaps the names at the bottom aren't just names but are intended to be read as "White Shield kills Crow." Research into stylistic peculiarities and comparison with other pictographic accounts may ultimately yield answers to the questions of who and where.
    From the Glenwood Swanson Collection.


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    June, 2018
    9th Saturday
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