The Lakota Narrative

by Minnesota Public Radio
February 3, 2009

This image shows the White Horse "winter count", a piece of cotton cloth covered with over 100 drawings, signifying events from 1789-1910. Click on the highlighted pictures to see the matching entry from the historical narrative document. Click on the picture again to close that image.

You can also read the story and view high-resolution photos of the "winter count" pictograph:

© DENVER MUSEUM OF NATURE & SCIENCE, Photo Scott Dressel-Martin.
Narrative text courtesy of the descendants of Florence May Thwing, the White Horse community, and the Timber Lake and Area Historical Society.
(MPR Graphic/Steve Mullis)