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Fort Reno Ledger Drawing

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Star (identified by the small star dawn above his head), shoots a standing bear from horseback. The danger and power of the bear are depicted through his long extended claws and strong jaws. 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): 
Unidentified (Author)
Culture: 
Native Americans, 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: 
4526.11.21
Previous Number(s): 
69389
Department: 
Not On View

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