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Puget Sound Salish Nation woman, ca. UW Library American Indians of the…

POUNDMAKER AND HIS WIFE , 1885

Chief Poundmaker and his wife, Chief Poundmaker was a great leader and chief. Well known in Alberta, Canada, where a few places are named after him.

great tribe of the Sioux, proud Sioux tribe

Kiowa Girl, Indian Portrait by Edward Curtis. Spokane Indian woman, ca. 1897 Noatak Inuit hopi girl Lakota Sioux Indian Man by Edward Curtis,

Seattle is one of the only major cities in the United States to be named after a Native American chief. In his native language, Seattle was pronounced “see-ahlsh” but it was difficult for English speakers to pronounce, so they anglicized it to the version that you know today.

How Seattle, Washington Got Its Name

Duwamish and Suquamish Chief Seattle portrait, Seattle, Washington, by Edward S. Curtis (his first Native American Photograph).

Cayuse Woman (The North American Indian, v. VIII. Norwood, MA: The Plimpton Press, 1911)

Cayuse Woman (The North American Indian, v. VIII. Norwood, MA: The Plimpton Press, 1911)

1909 Cayuse Indian woman photo: Edward S.

Neclel - Makah - circa 1895

Makah woman known as Neclel, Washington, ca.

Oregon state library

Oregon state library

1909 Chinook Indian child near Celilo Falls (Columbia River) Wishram village  photo: Edward S. Curtis Native American basketry (basket) hat and beadwork. Oregon and Washington

1909 Chinook Native American child near Celilo Falls (Columbia River) Wishram village photo: Edward S. Curtis Native American basketry (basket) hat and beadwork. Oregon and Washington

Acoma Polychrome Pottery Mary Histia

Acoma Polychrome Pottery Mary Histia acoma pottery is one of my favorite pieces. It's just pleasing to the eye. Lots of shapes but not over dramatic, personally.

Takelma, Southern Oregon Native American woman

Takelma, Southern Oregon Native American woman

Puget Sound area woman sits near baskets and canoe, Washington, ca. 1903.

Puget Sound area woman sits near baskets and canoe, Washington, ca. :: American Indians of the Pacific Northwest -- Image Portion

Cazador Selk'nam, hacia 1920

Cazador Selk'nam, hacia 1920

Portrait of William Dick's mother, a Makah woman, wearing scarf and blanket, Neah Bay, Washington, ca. 1895. - I just love this photograph and yet, I can't explain why. I think its beautiful and serene, at least that's a start!

Portrait of William Dick's mother, a Makah woman, wearing scarf and blanket, Neah Bay, Washington

Salish Wool Dog. His hair was used to make blankets by natives of washington state an british columbia

These Strange Extinct Dog Breeds Are Rarely Talked About, But Deserve To Be Remembered

Salish girls with "wooly dog", an extinct breed of dog used for wool.

Puget Sound baskets, 1912. Photogravure. Curtis Caption: "Basketry continues to be an important industry of many Puget Sound tribes, the bulk of the product passing into the hands of dealers. Women of the Skokomish band of Twana are especially skillful in weaving soft, flexible baskets."

Puget Sound Baskets Skokomish band of Twana by Edward S.