Picture of a Kickapoo

Published on May 15, 2013 by Casey

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Picture of a Kickapoo
Picture of a Kickapoo

Picture of Kickapoo 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. The name of the Native Indian in the picture of the Kickapoo Indian is translated as ‘Cock Turkey’ who is holding a prayer stick and repeating his prayer. The picture of him raises different points of interest which increase knowledge and understanding of Native Indian tribes:

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  • What materials have been used to make the clothes / headdress?
  • What ornaments or decorations are being worn?
  • What items or accessories is he holding?
  • What image does the picture convey? Intimidating or friendly?
  • Can you identify the group or the region the Native Indian belongs to?

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, wrote the following to accompany this picture:

“a Kickapoo of some distinction, and a disciple of the Prophet; in the attitude of prayer also, which he is reading off from characters cut upon a stick that he holds in his hands.”

(The Manners, Customs and Conditions of the North American Indians (1832 – 1839) by George Catlin)

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Picture of a Kickapoo

Published on March 16, 2013 by Amy

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An Illustrated History of Native Americans through a gallery of pictures and paintings. The title we have given the picture reflects name of the tribe, for an easy form of identification.

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Look at the picture of the Kickapoo Indian for a great insight into the clothing and ornaments worn by this tribe of Native American Indian.

Picture of Kickapoo 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. The name of the Native Indian in the picture of the Kickapoo Indian is translated as ‘Cock Turkey’ who is holding a prayer stick and repeating his prayer. The picture of him raises different points of interest which increase knowledge and understanding of Native Indian tribes:

  • What materials have been used to make the clothes / headdress?
  • What ornaments or decorations are being worn?
  • What items or accessories is he holding?
  • What image does the picture convey? Intimidating or friendly?
  • Can you identify the group or the region the Native Indian belongs to?
  • 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, wrote the following to accompany this picture:

    “a Kickapoo of some distinction, and a disciple of the Prophet; in the attitude of prayer also, which he is reading off from characters cut upon a stick that he holds in his hands.”

    The Manners, Customs and Conditions of the North American Indians (1832 – 1839) by George Catlin

    Source: warpaths2peacepipes

    NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com Unabridged
    Based on the collective work of NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com, © 2014 Native American Encyclopedia.
    Cite This Source | Link To Picture of a Kickapoo
    Add these citations to your bibliography. Select the text below and then copy and paste it into your document.

    American Psychological Association (APA):

    Picture of a Kickapoo NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com Unabridged. Retrieved April 19, 2014, from NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com website: http://nativeamericanencyclopedia.com/picture-kickapoo/

    Chicago Manual Style (CMS):

    Picture of a Kickapoo NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com. NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com Unabridged. Native American Encyclopedia http://nativeamericanencyclopedia.com/picture-kickapoo/ (accessed: April 19, 2014).

    Modern Language Association (MLA):

    "Picture of a Kickapoo" NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com Unabridged. Native American Encyclopedia 19 Apr. 2014. <NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com http://nativeamericanencyclopedia.com/picture-kickapoo/>.

    Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE):

    NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com, "Picture of a Kickapoo" in NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com Unabridged. Source location: Native American Encyclopedia http://nativeamericanencyclopedia.com/picture-kickapoo/. Available: http://nativeamericanencyclopedia.com. Accessed: April 19, 2014.

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        month = Apr,
        day = 19,
        year = 2014,
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