Frame: 13 1/8” x 10 1/8”; Sight: 7” x 4 ½”
Sagoyewatha, also known as Red Jacket, was a prominent Chief of the Seneca tribe in North America during the late 18th and early 19th century. He was known for his eloquence, leadership, and advocacy for the rights of his people. During his lifetime, Red Jacket played a significant role in the relations between the Seneca and the United States government. He was a strong opponent of the assimilation policies that were being imposed on Native American tribes at the time, and he fought tirelessly to protect the sovereignty of his people. Red Jacket's legacy is still remembered today as a symbol of Native American resistance and resilience in the face of colonialism and oppression. His advocacy for the rights of his people serves as an inspiration for many Indigenous leaders and activists who continue to fight for justice and equality in North America and around the world.
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