The name of the Native Indian in the picture of the Missouria Indian is Háw-che-ke-súg-ga, He Who Kills the Osages, 1832, Missouria Jiwere-Nutachi 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
“an old man” with a “necklace of grisly bears' claws, and a handsome carved pipe in his hand.”
The Manners, Customs and Conditions of the North American Indians (1832 - 1839)