[Boston] John Andrews & Son, 1908. Folio. Item #019742
Original photogravure on Japan tissue from Curtis’s The North American Indian. Folio Plate #152, sepia tone. White Shield was a mixed-blood member of the medicine fraternity. Chief of the Arikara and a scout for General George Armstrong Custer. The Arikara are an offshoot of the Pawnee, and more directly of the Skidi band of that tribe. Archivally framed, The frame is made from real tobacco leaves.