The scene depicted shows the fight between a Native warrior (possibly Cheyenne) and a non-native person. The warrior is wearing long leggings with a stripe and a blue shirt. Two feathers are on his head. He is carrying a shield with a circular design decorated with feathers and using a long decorated spear. His horse, that he is riding barebacked, has his tail bobbed, dyed and possibly wrapped for battle. The non-native person has been unseated and is falling off his saddled horse. He wears a black coat over checkered pants. His derby style hat has fallen off his head.