Manly Heart Woman Stealling back Horses

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



Colored pencil, graphite, and ink on ledger book paper

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

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

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

© Linda Haukaas



Place Made: United States, North America


21st century

Object Name

Ledger Drawing

Research Area

Native American


Native American: Plains

Not 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

NAS 30.19, Indigistory, Gordon Henry, Fall 2019

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.

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.

Portrait of the Artist as an Indian / Portrait of the Indian as an Artist, Harteveldt Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-July 15, 2019.

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.

John R. Stomberg, The Hood Now: Art and Inquiry at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2019, p. 50, ill. fig. 8.3.


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

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