The name of the Native Indian in the picture of the Arikara Indian is Stán-au-pat, Bloody Hand, Chief of the Tribe, Arikara / Sahnish. Painted at the Arikara village in 1832. 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
“his face painted with red vermilion, scalping-knife in his hand,” and “wearing a beautiful dress.”
The Manners, Customs and Conditions of the North American Indians (1832 - 1839)