Lot 1082    

Fine Jackson Photo of Petalesharo, Pawnee Chief,
2004, Fall Historic Americana / Dec 2-3
albumen mounted on cardstock, pictured in Picture Maker of the West by William Jackson. Peta lasharo - Pawnee Chief written in ink on bottom.

Petalesharo (1797-1874) was one of the most celebrated Pawnee chiefs as well as a respected warrior. His humanitarian efforts stopped the sacrifice of captured young women for the Morning Star Ceremony. He was also opposed to any violation of the Table Creek Treaty - his signature being the first on the document.

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