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Page 5: Hunting Elk. Although the pair are dressed for hunting, this must have been an unlooked for opportunity. Etahdleuh and a friend have come upon this small herd so unexpectedly, there was no time to quietly dismount and string their bows. Instead, the prey have bolted, and the young hunters have drawn pistols as they race after.

Page 6: Hunting Turkeys. This was a favorite subject among the Kiowa and Cheyenne artists at Fort Marion. The four men have quickly accounted for six birds, enough to feed several families.

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• Purchased from Etahdleuh Doanmoe by Sophia Negley of Pittsburgh, PA in August 1875 at Fort Marion, St. Au...

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Plate No: 6
Page No: 5-6
Media: pencil, colored pencil
Dimensions: 8.5 x 11.25 inches
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