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Photograph (black and white); bottom section of a studio portrait of four Native North American men seated, from left to right is Little Raven (Ohaste–Hosa) an Arapaho chief wearing a suit, with embroidered moccasins and holding a walking stick; seated second from the left is Bird Chief, an Arapaho chief, wearing embroidered leggings and moccasins and holding a decorated fan; seated second from the right is Little Robe (Tak-kee-o-mah) a Cheyenne chief wearing a jacket, a blanket over his knees and a pair of decorated moccasins; seated on the far right is Buffalo Goad, a Wichita chief, wearing a three piece suit; New York, United States of America.
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