Five Arapaho chiefs, c.1885

Five Arapaho chiefs, c.1885

Studio portrait of five Arapho chiefs with their interpeter. 

Based on comparison with other photographs, the Cumberland County Historical Society has identifeid these chiefs as: Iron Chief (back row left), Sharp Nose (back row right), Black Coal (front row center), and Little Wolf (front row right). The interpreter and the chief at left in the front row are still unidentified.

Photographer: 
John N. Choate, Carlisle, PA
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CCHS_PA-CH1-036a