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    Native American Reservation Police Appointment. A 7.5" x 10" paper certificate, printed in red and green, titled "Omaha Indian Police" appointing Zhinga-ga-hega ("Little Chief") a member of the Omaha Indian Police on the Omaha Indian Reservation. Completed in manuscript and signed by the Indian Agent, Dr. E. Painter, February 5, 1870. Red, white and blue silk ribbons attached with sealing wax. Not examined out of frame, but apparently in very fine condition. Accompanied by two pages of research on Little Chief and Painter, whose son-in-law, William Henry Jackson, was a noted photographer of Native Americans and the West. This lot requires 3rd party shipping.

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    May, 2010
    22nd Saturday
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