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Kaw Mission - Ledger Art of the Cheyennes and Kiowas

Ledger art, Pawnee Indian Museum State Historic Site, RepublicLedger Art is a term for Plains Indian narrative drawing or painting on paper or cloth.  This form of art was popular primarily from the 1860s to about 1900.  Two plains tribes that produced the majority of the art were the Cheyenne and the Kiowa.  Explore this temporary exhibit, featuring several large colorful examples of ledger art including Cheyenne, Kiowa, and Pawnee warriors in battle and in daily life.

Kaw Mission is located at 500 North Mission in Council Grove. For more information contact 620-767-5410; kawmission@kshs.org.