Paha Ska (Native American, 1923-2005)
Sioux Bufflao Hunt, 1978
Oil on canvas
47 ¼ x 97 ½ in.
Gift of Joan and Bud Towne, The Squash Blossom Gallery
Paha Ska was a contemporary Native American artist and a member of the Ogalla Sioux tribe. He resided in Keystone, South Dakota for nearly 50 years. Phah Ska means “White Hills” in English. Ska is a self-taught artist who attempted to portray an Indian way of life in his work.