SIA3712: 392. Back View of the Mandan Village

Artist:George Catlin
Copyright:Digital Reproduction © 2010
Date Added:2010/07/13

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Back view of the Mandan Village, showing their mode of depositing their dead, on scaffolds, enveloped in skins, and of preserving and feeding the skulls; 1800 miles above St. Louis, Upper Missouri. Women feeding the skulls of their relatives with dishes of meat.

by George Catlin, 1796-1872, American.

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