Painting the Dakota: Seth Eastman at Fort Snelling

Describes a story of art crossing the boundaries of culture and time. Learn about artist and military officer Seth Eastman's (life and the traditions of the Dakota he depicted, through Eastman's artwork, essays, and interviews with Dakota elders. This a recommended resource for Picturing America project from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

TRC audience: 
High School (9-12)
TRC subject: 
19th Century (1800-1865)
Art of the West
Artist Biography
Multicultural Topics
Picturing America Resource
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