Untitled ("Indians Hunting in the Ind. Terr."), page number 35, from a Chief Killer sketchbook

Chief Killer (Noh-hu-nah-wih), Southern Tsistsistas, 1849 - 1922
Southern Tsistsistas / Suhtai (Cheyenne)
Central Plains


about mid-1875-mid-1878

Colored pencil, graphite, and red ink on wove sketchbook paper

Sheet (Irreg.): 8 5/8 × 11 5/16 in. (21.9 × 28.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Mark Lansburgh Ledger Drawing Collection; Purchased through the Mrs. Harvey P. Hood W '18 Fund



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name

Ledger Drawing

Research Area

Native American


Native American: Plains

Not on view


Numbered, in graphite, upper left: 35; inscribed, in ink, lower right: "Indians Hunting in / the Ind. Terr." [probably a later addition, not in the artist's hand]; reverse: [no drawing]

Course History

NAS 30.21, Native American Art and Material, Jami Powell, Spring 2020

Exhibition History

Native American Ledger Drawings from the Hood Museum of Art: The Mark Lansburgh Collection, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 2-December 19, 2010.

This Land: American Engagement with the Natural World, Rush Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 12 - July 22, 2022.

Publication History

Native American Ledger Drawing Book, Morning Star Gallery, Tokyo: Parco Co., Ltd., p. 22 [page not numberd], date unknown.

Colin G. Calloway, Editor, Ledger Narratives, The Plains Indian Drawings of the Lansburgh Collection at Dartmouth College, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press (published in cooperation with the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire), 2012, p. 103, plate 59; p. 202, figure 5.3.


Mark Lansburgh, Santa Fe, New Mexico, date unknown; sold to present collection, 2008.

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