Table of Contents for Painting the Wild Frontier : The Art and Adventures of George Catlin


Foreword xi
John Haworth
PART ONE: First Steps on the Path, 1796-1830
Indian Tales
1(1)
On-o-gong-way
2(2)
School Days
4(2)
Hatching a Plan
6(6)
An Unexpected Death
12(5)
PART TWO: The Frontier, 1830-37
St. Louis and Beyond
17(3)
The Voyage of the Yellowstone
20(4)
The Lakotas Sit for Their Portraits
24(2)
The Dog vs. Little Bear
26(2)
Men of Long Hair and Great Deeds
28(4)
``Going for Meat''
32(3)
Down the Missouri
35(3)
Among the Mandans
38(8)
Black Hawk in Chains
46(2)
A Ball Game with a Thousand Players
48(3)
Fever
51(6)
The Pipestone Quarry
57(6)
PART THREE: The Showman, 1837-54
The Talk of the Town
63(5)
The Indian Gallery Takes London by Storm
68(5)
Ojibwas and Iowas Onstage
73(5)
Loss
78(2)
Grief upon Grief
80(4)
Bankrupt
84(3)
Dreaming of Gold
87(2)
PART FOUR: Wanderings, 1854-61
In Search of Untold Riches
89(7)
Northward on the Sally Anne
96(4)
The Restless Traveler
100(11)
PART FIVE: Home at Last, 1861-72
With Pen and Paintbrush
111(7)
Alone in the Tower
118(3)
The Fate of the Indian Gallery
121(4)
Afterword 125(6)
Painters of the West 131(4)
Author's Note 135(5)
Timeline 140(6)
Notes 146(6)
Selected Bibliography 152(4)
Index 156