(1904 - 1937)
Monroe Tsatoke was active/lived in Oklahoma. Monroe Tsatoke is known for Indian subject painting-religion.
Biography Monroe Tsatoke
"[Monroe] Tsatoke was one of the Five Kiowas. It was recorded in
1936 that "he could always draw pictures, but never took any art
lessons until Susie Peters organized a Fine Arts Club of Indian boys
and girls who showed talent in drawing and painting, beadwork, and
other native work. Mrs. Willie Baze Lane also gave them lessons
He worked hard at his art, responding with all his spirit to the
sympathy and encouragement of his teachers at Anadarko and later at the
University of Oklahoma. He took great delight in his work,
painting the things he knew first-hand. While seriously ill with
tuberculosis, the artist joined the Peyote faith, becoming a member of
the Native American Ch
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