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This is a colored pencil drawing created by a Cheyenne Indian, possibly Wild Hog. The item is a single sheet of paper with drawings on both sides. The tipi drawing appears on one side, the horse on the other. The drawings may be related to the 1878 escape of a band of Northern Cheyenne from Indian Territory and their attempt to return to their homeland north of Kansas. Six Cheyenne were confined to jail in Dodge City and charged with murder in 1879. The incident is commonly known as the Dull Knife raid and is regarded as the last major conflict between whites and Indians in Kansas.

Creator: Northern Cheyenne
Date: Between 1870 and 1880

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Item Number: 211158
Call Number: Indian Histoy Coll. #590, Box 2 Folder 22
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 211158

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