The name of the Native Indian woman in the picture is Wáh-chee-te, Wife of Cler-mónt, and Child, 1834, Osage 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
“She [Clermont's wife] was richly dressed in costly cloths of civilized manufacture, which is almost a solitary instance among the Osages, who so studiously reject every luxury and every custom of civilized people.”
The Manners, Customs and Conditions of the North American Indians (1832 - 1839)