• Format/Object name:


  • Date created:


  • Artists/Makers:

    Chief Young-Man-Afraid-of-His-Horses (Tasunka Kokipapi/Old-Man-Afraid-Of-His-Horses), Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux), 1830-1900

  • Place:

    Pine Ridge, Pine Ridge Reservation; Shannon County; South Dakota; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Buffalo hide/skin, paint

  • Techniques:


  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Formerly owned by Chief Young-Man-Afraid-of-His-Horses; acquired from him in 1880 by John W. Alder (1844-ca. 1920, a store clerk and bookkeeper in Lawrence, Kansas); acquired by George G. Heye in 1904.

  • Dimensions:

    225 x 190 cm

  • Catalog number:



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See it in the "Song for the Horse Nation" exhibit on the 3rd floor

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