The name of the Native Indian in the picture of the Crow Indian is Cháh-ee-chópes, Four Wolves, a Chief in Mourning. 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
“[The Chief was] in mourning for a brother; and according to their custom, [he] cut off a number of locks of his long hair, which is as much as a man can well spare of so valued an ornament, which he has been for the greater part of his life cultivating.”
The Manners, Customs and Conditions of the North American Indians (1832 - 1839)