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Title [Drawings depicting the burial place of "Cadunce" a Chippewa Indian "Medicine Man", a Navajo sand painting and Crow stone paintings]
Artist Grossman, A.
Document Type Art
Description The first drawing shows the "burial place of "Cadunce" a Chippewa Indian "Medicine Man"", which is "125 miles east of Deluth, on the north shore of Lake Superior". The second drawing is titled "Colored Plate - How the Navajo maiden is learned to weave" and shows a Navajo sand painting used by medicine men. The third drawing shows Indian stone art.
Names Plenty Coups (1848-1932)
Places Lake Superior, Chicago, Illinois, United States
Keywords burial, tomb, medicine man, ceremony, ritual, chief, health, art, indigenous peoples, art
Theme Observation, Representation and Cultural Encounters
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Great Plains, Northeast
Additional Information

Additional note on verso of first drawing reads: "Cadunce died March 12th -'84 - And is believed by the tribe to appear to them at the end of seven years from the time of his death."

Plenty Coups was a Crow chief during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference Ayer Art Box 2