Chief Lone Dog Winter Count Story Stick


Chief Lone Dog was a keeper of the Winter Count (a record of historical events) for the Lakota in the 1800s, in what is now North and South Dakota. Chief Lone Dogs winter count was drawn on skin; several copies of it exist in the Smithsonian Institutions National Museum of the American Indian. Todd Lone Dog Bordeaux, 7 generations removed from Chief Lone Dog, offers his interpretation of a portion of the winter count (1800 – 1832) in a beaded story stick.

Green lustre seed beads, deer antler, feathers, horse hair, leather, brass bullet, cedar display with turquoise inlay; framed antique ledger sheet mounted on acid-free paper describes pictographs.

Stick is 16″ x 1 1/8″; in its stand, it is 19 1/2″ x 14″ x 5 1/2″

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Weight 45 lbs
Dimensions 20 × 16 × 20 in
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