|The heavy snows of 1882 cover the northern plains of Montana. Blackfeet
winter buffalo hunt is successful, with no hint that the buffalo would disappear.
A Blackfeet,equipped with snowshoes and covered with a capote (coat) is able
to manage the huge snowdrifts.
The capote it possible weather the extreme cold and winter winds,
in pursuit of a mighty buffalo. Although
the buffalo is almost immobilized by a huge snowdrift his strength
and spirit to survive guide him as he drives through the chest
deep snow to fight off the hunter.
The Capote was made from a wool blanket, that would have been traded for.
The Hudson Bay trading Co. would trade blanket and other items for furs.
Edition of 19
24” tall x 20” wide
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