Mountain Chief, Blackfeet War Leader

Terrance Guardipee, Blackfeet / American, born 1968
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot / Blackfeet)
Northern Plains


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August 2008

Mixed media collage with colored pencil, felt-tipped pen and Hi-Liter on paper

Sight: 18 in. (45.7 cm)

Sight: 26 1/2 in. (67.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Virginia and Preston T. Kelsey 1958 Fund

© Terrance Guardipee



Place Made: United States, North America


21st century

Object Name

Ledger Drawing

Research Area

Native American


Native American: Plains

Not on view

Course History

SART 17, Collage, Esme Thompson, Fall 2012

WRIT 5, The View from the Balcony: Learning How You Learn, Prudence Merton, Winter 2013

NAS 30.2, ARTH 16, Plains Ledger Drawings and Their Complexities, Joyce Szabo, Summer 2013

SART 17, Collage: Bridging the Gap, Esme Thompson, Fall 2013

ANTH 50.33, Cartographic Encounters, Kenneth Bauer, Spring 2020

Center for Cartoon Studies, Dan Nott, Fall 2021

NAIS 8.01, Perspectives in Native American Studies, Heid Erdrich, Fall 2022

Exhibition History

Contemporary Native American Ledger Art: Drawing on Tradition, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 14-December 19, 2010.


Black Horse Studio (the artist), Issaquah, Washington; sold to present collection, 2008.

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