The name of the Native Indian woman in the picture is Tís-se-wóona-tis, She Who Bathes Her Knees, Wife of the Chief, 1832, Cheyenne / Suhtai tribe. The picture of her raises different points of interest which increase knowledge and understanding of Native Indian tribes:
The title we have given the picture reflects the name of the tribe, for ease of identification.
Description of the Picture
“The woman was comely, and beautifully dressed; her dress of the mountain-sheep skins, tastefully ornamented with quills and beads, and her hair plaited in large braids, that hung down on her breast.”
The Manners, Customs and Conditions of the North American Indians (1832 - 1839)