Silver Horn, Fight Between Kiowa and Navajo

For Silver Horn, his drawings represented a way of honoring the brave deeds of his people and preserving their history for future generations. He created this graphite, ink, and crayon drawing as part of a sketchbook of 32 drawings around 1887, which remain beautifully preserved. Learn more about this innovative and prolific artist with Richard Aste, Director and CEO of The McNay Art Museum. 

Additional resources

This work at The McNay Art Museum.

Learn about Silver Horn’s legacy in Game of Skill by Stephen Mopope, Silver Horn’s grand-nephew.

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