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Red Tomahawk portrait
Red Tomahawk portrait
TitleRed Tomahawk portrait
Date of Original1929
CreatorRisem, Andreas, 1876-1957
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionRed Tomahawk poses for a formal portrait. He wears a feather headdress and a beaded and fringed shirt.
Ordering Information
General SubjectIndians of North America
Subject (LCTGM)Feathers
Indian reservation police
Portrait photographs
Personal NameRed Tomahawk, d. 1930
Item Number00739-v1-p43
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"Risem 1929"--Handwritten on front of photograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Biography/HistoryRed Tomahawk was an Indian policeman serving and living on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North Dakota. He was credited for fatally shooting Sitting Bull on December 15, 1890, during an attempted arrest. Red Tomahawk's profile is visible on the logo of North Dakota Highway Patrol vehicles.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionNorth Dakota Baptist State Convention Album 00739
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00739-v1-p43)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh00739v1p43
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