War Leader of the Oglala Lakota (Sioux)
Born: Maȟpíya Lúta
b. 1822 – d. 12.10.1909
Died of natural causes at Pine Ridge Reservation, SD., U.S.A.
quoted as saying, “They made us many promises, more than I can remember. But they kept but one–They promised to take our land…and they took it”.
Acrylic paint on canvas . 61.0 x 61.0 cm. (24 x 24 in.)
“The War Chiefs”