The name of the Native Indian woman in the picture is Oó-je-en-á-he-a, Woman Who Lives in a Bear's Den, 1832, Crow Apsaalooke 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.
Description of the Picture
The artist of this painting, George Catlin describes the subject as having her hair cut off in mourning.