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dec 19, 1895 - Painted Elk Hide

Description:

1890-1900 CE
Painted elk hide
Attributed to Cotsiogo (Cadzi Cody)
Eastern Shoshone, Wind River Reservation, Wyoming
Sun Dance - to honor Creator Deity for earth’s bounty and to ensure bounty (outlawed until 1935)
Activities of daily life
Buffalo
The scenes mark past events
to record history
Used natural pigments along with pigments obtained through trade
Freehand and stenciling
Painted by both men and women
Men associated with imagery on tepees, clothing and shields
Imagery of battles
This hide was most likely created for Euro American tourists

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Date:

dec 19, 1895
Now
~ 122 years ago

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