Crazy Horse/Tashunka Witko, Oglala: We did not ask you white men to come here. The Great Spirit gave us this country as a home. You had yours. We did not interfere with you. The Great Spirit gave us plenty of land to live on, and buffalo, deer, antelope and other game. But you have come here; you are taking my land from me; you are killing off our game, so it is hard for us to live. Now, you tell us to work for a living, but the Great Spirit did not make us to work, but to live by hunting.
[between 1880 and studio portrait of a Native American Dakota Sioux girl, Julie High Eagle, wearing a a headdress, dress with beadwork, and a hair pipe necklace; holding a fixed-stone-head club in front of a painted backdrop.
[tintype portrait of California sharpshooter Lillian Smith, armed with a Stevens Tip-Up rifle] “ Smith was hired by “Buffalo Bill” Cody to appear with his Wild West troop in Almost immediately, she was seen to be Annie Oakley’s.
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