The name of the Native Indian in the picture of the Menominee Indian is Mah-kée-mee-teuv, Grizzly Bear, Chief of the Tribe, 1831, Menominee tribe. 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 dignified chief who /,commanded great respect for his eloquence, and … deportment.” Grizzly Bear was painted with “a handsome pipe in his hand, and wampum on his neck.”
The Manners, Customs and Conditions of the North American Indians (1832 - 1839)