The name of the Native Indian woman in the picture is Kah-béck-a, The Twin, Wife of Bloody Hand, 1832, Arikara / Sahnish tribe. The picture of her raises different points of interest which increase knowledge and understanding of Native Indian tribes:
What materials have been used to make the clothes?
What ornaments or decorations are being worn?
What items or accessories is she holding?
What image does the picture convey?
The title we have given the picture reflects the name of the tribe, for ease of identification. Painted at the Mandan village in 1832. Note the richly detailed treatment of the trade bead necklaces worn by The Twin.