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George Horse-Capture


George Horse-Capture was born in Fort Belknap, Montana in 1937. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology in 1974 from the University of California and a Master’s degree from Montana State University in 1979. Horse-Capture went to school to study anthropology and history in order to contribute and commit his life to working toward bettering the condition of the Indian people. He believes that the future of the Native American people lies in a renewed understanding of the old ways. He has worked as an assistant professor in the American Indian Studies at Montana State University and served as curator of the Plains Indian Museum in Cody, Wyoming from 1980-1990. He has also been consultant to the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C.

Awards and Honors

1990 Award of Merit from the American Association for State and Local History


Online resources by or about George Horse-Capture:

Interview Transcript Chiefs and Leaders George Horse Capture
Type: gensource
Description: Interview with George Horse Capture on the art of interperting artifacts, with links to selected samples from the paintings of George Catlin.

URL: http://americanart.si.edu/collections/exhibits/catlinclassroom/interviews/cl-horsecapture.html

Books by George Horse-Capture:

Horse-Capture, George. The seven visions of Bull Lodge
Ann Arbor : Bear Claw Press, 1980.
Genre: Biography
Audience: All Ages
ISBN: 0316914037

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