The Cheyenne Creation. ARTIST: Dick West (Wapah Nahyah/Wah-pah-nah-yah/Walter Richard West, Sr.), Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne), 1912-1996. Painting. Paperboard, tempera. Oklahoma, 1981. Formerly in the collection of the artist and his wife, Rene West; donated to NMAI in 2004 by Mrs. West in honor of W. Richard West, Jr., NMAI founding director and son of the artist. National Museum of the American Indian.