This picture is an Indian Chief wearing his traditional head dress. Head dresses in Red Indian cultures generally represented your status, so for example the Chief in the picture has the largest head dress because he has the highest status.
Wife of Geronimo & Two Children, Native American Apache Indian. It was the death of his fort wife that sent him on a revenge killing spree amongst the Mexicans. He hated them so much that he did not count their kills. She was a very beautiful woman ~j