The youthful Gall was in a travois, a basket mounted on trailing poles and harnessed to the sides of the animal.
A dog could draw more on a travois, or pole-frame, than he could carry on his back.
The photograph reproduced in plate 14 shows a Cheyenne family group, an interesting example of a travois, and part of a lodge.
The travois was introduced into this region by the late Charles Planchek?
We could see them plainly up there—a mule litter and four travois, and there must be a dozen in saddle.
Dogs were also used for packing—both on back and by travois.
These Indians have a large number of ugly dogs, and sometimes they hitch them to their travois.
On the trail the daughter, who had charge of one of the travois, had fallen behind on account of a broken travois.
travois were loaded with household goods, or carried women too old and children too young to walk or ride horseback.
The skin lodges, having been conveyed by means of the travois, are soon set up, to be occupied during the period of the hunt.