This photograph shows a nice example of Sioux Indian Beadwork. The photo shows James Spotted Elk, a Sioux Indian Boy. He is pictured in an ornate Beaded vest. This is a nice example of this type of work. The picture was taken in
Ella Cara Deloria is best known for her linguistic and ethnographic work on the Sioux Nation. She brought a new perspective on her work, as she was born on the Yankton Sioux Reservation and part of a traditional Dakota Sioux family.
Chief White Bull: 1849 – He was the nephew of Sitting Bull and participated in the Battle of the Little Big Horn. Some believe he killed Custer. Prior to becoming a combatant against Custer, White Bull was already an accomplished fighter.
Zintkála Nuni "Lost Bird" - Lakȟóta Nation She was orphaned in the Battle of Wounded Knee in December 1890 and taken from her people by General Leonard Wright Colby. See Wikipedia for more information about her life. Tragic story in many regards.