Dated on back of base: 1868
Inscribed on lower back of bust, under signature: Fecit A Roma
Titled on front of base: Minnehaha
1986, purchased for the DIA by the Founders Junior Council and the Centennial Planning Committee for Sharing
Holland, Juanita Maria. "Mary Edmonia Lewis's Minnehaha: Gender, Race, and the Indian Maid." Bulletin of the DIA 69, no. 1/2 (1995): 26-35.
Mary Edmonia Lewis, Minnehaha, 1868, marble. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of the Centennial Planning Committee for Sharing Traditions and Romare Bearden Exhibitions with a major contribution from Founders Junior Council, 1986.33.