A Star Died (Disappeared)

This week’s CAIRNS Etanhan Wotanin column examines the drawing of a star for the year 1903-1904 and uses contemporaneous newspaper accounts to suggest that the name of the year described an eclipse of the star Aldebaran by the moonThe column, “A Star Died (Disappeared),” can be read now by clicking here, or later this week in the Lakota Times newspaper. The image above shows three glyphs from the High Dog winter count, the middle of which is for the year 1903-1904.