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Cheyenne hunting buffalo

Cheyenne hunting buffalo Ink, watercolor on wove paper,
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This book of Native American ledger art contains sketches made by Making Medicine, Bear's Heart, Buffalo Meat, Etah-dle-uh Doanmoe, Koba, and other Kiowa and Cheyenne prisoners of war at Fort Marion in St. Augustine, Florida. Native American prisoners of war were interned at Fort Marion as part of the United States’ campaigns against the Cheyenne, Kiowa, Arapaho, and Comanche Nations in the Red River War of 1874–1875.

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