The Ioway (Iowa) chief Shau-Hau-Napo-Tinia ("The Man Who Killed Three Sioux") was painted wearing a cloth turban and jewelry, decorated with paint, and holding a tomahawk. The chief was said to have sought revenge for the death of his best friend by attacking a Sioux village, where he killed three men. The original painting was made in 1836 by Charles Bird King, who worked for the War Department at the time. His job was to paint the Indian delegates visiting Washington D.C., His paintings formed the basis of the War Department's Indian Gallery. The lithograph was published ca. 1837.
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