Chief Joseph. Nimi'ipuu, which means the "real people" or "we the people." Pinned by indus® in honor of the indigenous people of North America who have influenced our indigenous medicine and spirituality by virtue of their being a member of a tribe from the Western Region through the Plains including the beginning of time until tomorrow.

Chief Joseph was a leader of the Wallowa band of Nez Perce. They were indigenous to the Wallowa Valley in northeastern Oregon. He was leader as they were forcibly removed from their ancestral lands to the reservation on Lapwai, Idaho Territory.

Navajo woman and child, 1914

Simple descriptions and pictures of Native American cradleboards, papoose carriers, and other Indian baby-carrying technology.

On this date in 1876, Zitkala Sa was born on the Yankton Indian Reservation in South Dakota. She would go on to write several books, including American Indian Stories, co-write the first Native American opera, and found the National Council of American Indians-Feb 23

On this date in Zitkala Sa was born on the Yankton Indian Reservation in South Dakota. She would go on to write several books, including American Indian Stories, co-write the first Native American opera, and found the National Council of American Indians

Lotsubelo - Quilcene (The North American Indian, v. IX. Norwood, MA: The Plimpton Press, 1913) by Edward Sheriff Curtis from USC Digital Library

Lotsubelo - Quilcene (The North American Indian, v. Norwood, MA: The Plimpton Press, by Edward Sheriff Curtis from USC Digital Library Thanks for sharing!

Chief Naiche (ca. 1857-1919) was the final hereditary chief of the Chiricahua band of Apache Indians. Naiche's name, which in English means "meddlesome one" or "mischief maker", is alternately spelled Nache, Nachi, or Natchez. He was the youngest son of Cochise. Naiche died on March 16, 1919 in Mescalero, New Mexico.

Chief Naiche was the final hereditary chief of the Chiricahua band of Apache. Naiche's name, which in English means "meddlesome one" or "mischief maker". He was the youngest son of Cochise. Naiche died on March 1919 in Mescalero, New Mexico.

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