Published on March 16, 2013 by Amy
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 Piankashaw Miami Indian for a great insight into the clothing and ornaments worn by this tribe of Native American Indian.
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 Piankashaw Miami Indian is Men-són-se-ah, Left Hand, a Warrior, 1830, Piankashaw / Miami tribe. The picture of him raises different points of interest which increase knowledge and understanding of Native Indian tribes:
The title we have given the picture reflects the name of the tribe, for ease of identification.
The artist of this painting, George Catlin, wrote the following to accompany this picture:
“a fierce-looking and very distinguished warrior, with a stone-hatchet in his hand.” (Refer to the Hatchet Axe)
The Manners, Customs and Conditions of the North American Indians (1832 – 1839) by George Catlin