The name of the Native Indian in the picture of the Creek Indian is Steeh-tcha-kó-me-co, Great King (called Ben Perryman), a Chief, Creek/Muskogee. The picture of him 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
“a distinguished man, and I believe, chief and a fair specimen of the tribe, who is mostly clad in a cloth of civilized manufacture ; tasselled and fringed off in the most fantastic way.”
The Manners, Customs and Conditions of the North American Indians (1832 - 1839)