Waníyetu Wowápi T?á Mat?ó Wak?á? (The Winter Count of Medicine Bear), recording the years 1823-1917

Unrecorded Iháŋktȟuŋwaŋna (Yanktonai) Dakota keeper, Matȟó Wakȟáŋ (Medicine Bear), Yanktonai, about 1842/47 - 1916, Nakota (Yankton Sioux), Sioux, Central Plains, Plains

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about 1917

Colored pencil and crayon on muslin

Overall: 30 1/8 × 43 1/2 in. (76.5 × 110.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the William S. Rubin Fund, the Guernsey Center Moore 1904 Memorial Fund, the William B. and Evelyn F. Jaffe (58, 60, & 63) Fund, the William B. and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Fund

2009.65

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Written Communication

Classification

Native American

Drawing

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Course History

NAS 30.19, Indigistory, Gordon Henry, Fall 2019

HIST 2, #EverythingHasAHistory, Matthew Delmont and Max Fraser, Fall 2019

NAS 15, HIST 15, American Indians and American Expansion: 1800 to 1924, Colin Calloway, Spring 2014

NAS 38, HIST 38, American Odysseys: Lewis and Clark, American Indians, and the New Nation, Colin Calloway, Winter 2014

NAS 38, HIST 38, American Odysseys: Lewis and Clark, American Indians, and the New Nation, Colin Calloway, Winter 2014

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

NAS 38, HIST 38, American Odysseys: Lewis and Clark, American Indians, and the New Nation, Colin Calloway, Winter 2013

NAS 38, HIST 38, American Odysseys: Lewis and Clark, American Indians, and the New Nation, Colin Calloway, Winter 2013

ANTH 75, Ecology, Culture, and the Environment, Deborah Nichols, Fall 2012

Exhibition History

Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 8, 2011-March 12, 2012.

A Virtual Space for Dialogue, 2017, The Medicine Bear Winter Count, Singer Horse Capture, Class of 2017, Institute and Library Services Special Project Intern, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire. https://www.shorsecapture.vsfd.hoodmuseum.dartmouth.edu/

Publication History

George P. Horse Capture, Sr., Joe D. Horse Capture, Joseph M. Sanchez, et al., Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2011, ill. on p. 106 and p. 166, no. 117.

Provenance

Collected by Eugene David Mossman (1871-1958), agent for the United States Indian Service; Theodore Trotta, Jr., Shrub Oak, New York; Richard Pohrt, Jr., Ann Arbor, Michigan; sold to present collection, 2009.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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