Painting the Dakota: Seth Eastman at Fort Snelling

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YOUNG READERS LEARN ABOUT Dakota Indian culture through the Seth Eastman paintings. Painted during seven years on the frontier, these watercolor and oil paintings comprise the most significant source of information about Native American life in pre-territorial Minnesota.
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Overview

YOUNG READERS LEARN ABOUT Dakota Indian culture through the Seth Eastman paintings. Painted during seven years on the frontier, these watercolor and oil paintings comprise the most significant source of information about Native American life in pre-territorial Minnesota.
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Some 40 of Eastman's watercolors of the indigenous Dakota culture in what was to become Minnesota highlight this account of the artist-army officer and the tribes around Fort Snelling. The foreword writer is a descendent of Eastman and a native woman. For older children and adults. Coincides with an exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian. 10x9<"> format. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781890434328
  • Publisher: Afton Historical Society Press
  • Publication date: 9/28/2000
  • Edition description: Signed
  • Pages: 104
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 6
1 A Frontier Fort 11
2 Dakota Kin 21
3 Decisions 27
4 Map of an Artist 33
5 From Landscapes to Indians 40
6 Return to a World Familiar and Strange 45
7 Dakota Days 53
8 Commander, Artist, and Book Illustrator 74
9 National Indian Painter 82
Afterword 88
Epilogue 90
Timeline of Seth Eastman's Life 93
About the Paintings 95
List of Illustrations 98
Bibliography 100
Acknowledgments 102
Index 103
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