Picture of a Crow Woman

Published on March 12, 2013 by Amy

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Picture of a Crow Woman
Picture of a Crow Woman

An Illustrated History of Native Americans through a gallery of pictures and paintings.
Look at the picture of the Crow Indian woman for a great insight into the clothing and ornaments worn by this tribe of Native American Indians.

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Picture of Crow Native American – Description and Points of Interest

The name of the artist is George Catlin (1796-1872). The picture, depicting traditional dress, provides the opportunity to study the culture and clothing of this Native American Indian woman. The name of the Native Indian woman in the picture is Oó-je-en-á-he-a, Woman Who Lives in a Bear’s Den, 1832, Crow Apsaalooke tribe. The picture of her raises different points of interest which increase knowledge and understanding of Native Indian tribes:

  • What materials have been used to make the clothes?
  • What ornaments or decorations are being worn?
  • What items or accessories is she holding?
  • What image does the picture convey?
  • The title we have given the picture reflects the name of the tribe, for ease of identification.

    Description of the Picture

    The artist of this painting, George Catlin describes the subject as having her hair cut off in mourning.

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