Pictographs by Sitting Bull's Hand: A Smithsonian Perspective

A closer look at the Lakota leader's 22 drawings reveals important details the contemporary observer might miss. Candace Greene, an ethnographer from the Smithsonian, describes what to focus on and gives fascinating context to these autobiographical portraits.

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Ernie LaPointe

is Sitting Bull's great-grandson and author of Sitting Bull: His Life and Legacy.

Cedric Good House

is an addictions counselor who lives in Fort Yates, North Dakota on the Standing Rock Reservation.