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Fort Reno Ledger Drawing / Unknown

Essay/Description

Two couples dance – each with the other’s partner – perhaps, at a social occasion at the fort. The Scout wears his uniform and leather boots while the Cheyenne or Arapaho woman wears a mixture of traditional and reservation clothing and boots.

From the article: Preserving History in the Southern Plains: Cheyenne and Arapaho Ledger Drawings from Fort Reno, Plains Indian Art, Created in Community.
Emma I. Hansen, Curator Emerita and Senior Scholar for the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, 2016.

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Title(s): 
Fort Reno Ledger Drawing
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American; Arapaho, Cheyenne
Date: 
1887
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 1/2 (L) × 7 1/2 in. (W) (31.8 × 19.1 cm)
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
4526.11.20
Department: 
Not On View

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