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Ka-ka-kel, Little Crow, a chief of the Mdewakanton Sioux, 1858-1859

Ka-ka-kel, Little Crow, a chief of the Mdewakanton Sioux. Vannerson, Julian, b. 1827. Created 1858 or 1859. Studio portrait of Ka-ka-kel (Little Crow, Tshen-tan Wa-ku-wa Ma-ni, Hawk That Hunts Walking), Native American man and chief of the Mdewakanton Sioux, wearing a dress with animal pelt around neck, leggings, moccasins, and headband with feathers; holding a staff decorated with fabric. He lead his people in the Great Sioux Uprising in Minnesota 1862. Original held by Denver Public Library [?].

ID Number: PUM-11120539

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Ka-ka-kel, Little Crow, a chief of the Mdewakanton Sioux, 1858-1859
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