Cdv of soon to be executed Sioux Indian Medicine Bottle, taken by Whitney, of St. Paul, MN in 1864.
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Medicine Bottle (Wa-Kan-O-Zhan-Zhan) awaiting execution while a prisoner at Fort Snelling, Minnesota. June 17, 1864 Joel Emmons Whitney photog. ~ ~ Medicine Bottle, photographed here in a moment of despair, was one of the leaders of the uprising and took part in the unsuccessful attacks on Fort Ridgley. Having reached safety in Canada after the fighting, he and Little Six (Shakopee) were abducted by the American authorites, tried and hanged."