Manly Heart Woman Stealling back Horses

Linda Haukaas, American / Lakota, born 1957, Lakota (Teton Sioux), Central Plains, Plains



Colored pencil, graphite, and ink on ledger book paper

Sheet: 8 1/8 x 13 3/16 in. (20.6 x 33.5 cm)

Frame: 13 11/16 x 18 11/16 in. (34.7 x 47.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Hood Museum of Art Acquisitions Fund



North America, United States


21st century

Object Name

Ledger Drawing


Native American


Native American: Plains

On view


Signed, in ink, upper right: Linda Haukaas . 2003; inscribed, in ink, upper left: Manly Heart Woman Stealing Back Horses; stamped, upper left edge: 253; inscribed, beneath drawing, in ink, lower left edge: Chas_ H Cutting. / 1894 / [4 columns of ledger entries which continue across bottom half of paper, beneath drawing]

Course History

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

Exhibition History

Picturing Change: The Impact of Ledger Drawing on Native American Art, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 11, 2004-May 15, 2005.

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.

Publication History

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. 198, figure 4.8.


The artist; Price-Dewey Galleries, Ltd., Santa Fe, New Mexico; sold to present collection, 2004.

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