The following text was submitted by Donald Baughman in June of 2006:
ELIZABETH DAVEY LOCHRIE was born in Deer Lodge Montana, July 1, 1890; she was educated in Butte schools and received her art education at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn in 1911. During 1924-1925 she painted eighteen children's murals for the Montana State Hospital. After 1932, Lochrie specialized in Native American portraits, particularly of Blackfeet tribal members, having produced more than a thousand watercolors, oils, murals and sculptures. She was adopted by the Blackfeet and given the name "Netchitaki" which translates as "Woman Alone In Her Way."
"Yesterday I painted all day," Elizabeth wrote in a 1932 letter to her family upon Glacier
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