Noted Indians (Seventeen Sioux chiefs), 1891

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Noted Indians (Seventeen Sioux chiefs), 1891

Cameo photographs of seventeen Sioux chiefs, all of whom presumably had visited the school and had their portraits taken by John N. Choate. The grouping is titled "Noted Indians" and has a copyright date of 1891. Each chief is identified by a white tag applied to his lapel. They are identified as: 

Top row, left to right: Spotted Elk, Hollow Horn Bears, Big Road

Second row, left to right: Spotted Horse, Little Wound, Fire Thunder, Grass

Third row, left to right: High Hawk, Good Voice, High Pipe

Fourth row, left to right: Fire Lightening, Quick Bear, American Horse, He Dog (Pine Ridge Agency) 

Bottom row, left to right: Young Man Afraid of His Horses, Two Strikes, He Dog (Rosebud Agency). 

The Cumberland County Historical Society has two copies of this image: PA-CH2-024 and 12-10-01.

Photographer: 
John N. Choate, Carlisle, PA
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CCHS_PA-CH2-023