The Cutting Scene, Mandan O-kee-pa Ceremony  

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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
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The Cutting Scene, Mandan O-kee-pa Ceremony (circa 1832) [1] is a painting by by George Catlin.

It depicts the The Oh-Kee-Pa ceremony as witnessed by Catlin.

The O-Kee-Pa suspension, named after the Native American rite, is a vertical suspension hooked from the upper chest — many people have seen this ritual done in the movie A Man Called Horse.




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