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1849 Cramp Summer
The cramped figure represents the terrible cholera epidemic that swept the Plains this year. A person named On the Arrow was the first victim of the disease, and is shown by the arrow in the top of this image.

1849-50 Pawnee killed winter
A Pawnee enemy, wearing a roach headdress made of deer hair, bear claw necklace, ball and cone earrings, silver armband, and peace medal, as well as elaborate face paint was killed this winter. He was known as

1850 Chinaberry Summer
This year was named for the trees that grew plentifully around the camp, which was at the junction of Beaver Creek and Wolf Creek, near present day Fort Supply, Oklahoma.

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