McKenney and Hall Indian Print
WABAUNSEE, A Potawatomi Chief
This Potawatomi Chief comes decked out in a blue
uniform with gold shoulder decoration and portrait amulet with a striking
headdress and matching earrings.
Wikipedia has this to say
about the Potawatomi tribe:
The Potawatomi (also spelled Pottawatomie or
Pottawatomi) are an American Indian people of the upper Mississippi River
region. They traditionally speak the Potawatomi language a member of the
The Potawatomi were part of a long term alliance with the Ojibwe and Ottawa,
called the Council of Three Fires and which fought the Iroquois Confederacy and
the Sioux. In the Council of Three Fires, Potawatomi were considered the
"youngest Brother" and the "Keeper of the Fire".
Potawatomi warriors were an important part of Tecumseh's Confederacy and took
part in Tecumseh's War, the War of 1812 and the Peoria War, albeit their
allegiance switched repeatedly between the English and the Americans.
The McKenney and Hall multi-page biography of
WABAUNSEE is attached to the back of the frame so you can learn more about him
and his tribe when you get the print.
Below is how the print looks framed.