The name of the Native Indian in the picture of the Nez Perce Indian is Hee-oh'ks-te-kin, Rabbit's Skin Leggings, 1832, Nez Perce 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
“...the finest models in all Nature, unmasked and moving in all their grace and beauty.”
The Manners, Customs and Conditions of the North American Indians (1832 - 1839)