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Harold J. Smith, aka Jay Silverheels Born: May 26, 1912, Died: March 5, 1980 Tribe: Mohawk Jay Silverheels was a Canadian Mohawk First Nations actor. He was well known for his role as Tonto, the faithful American Indian companion of the Lone Ranger in a long-running American television series. Silverheels was born Harold J. Smith on the Six Nations of the Grand River First Nation, near Brantford, Ontario, Canada, the son of a Canadian Mohawk Chief and military officer, A. G. E. Smith.

Harold J. Smith, aka Jay Silverheels Born: May Mohawk. Silverheels was an actor well known for his role as Tonto, the Indian companion of the Lone Ranger.

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Chief Ignacio of the Ute tribe of Native Americans, with horse, 1904 - Library of Congress

On the Standing Rock Reservation Chief Gall lent his prestige to the reservation farming program.

Gall Hunkpapa Sioux chief, was one of the major Indian field commanders at the Battle of the Little Bighorn.

Sioux Chiefs on Horseback

Description of Title: Sioux chiefs. Date Created/Published: Summary: Photograph shows three Native Americans on horseback. Photograph by Edward S. Curtis, Curtis (Edward S.) Collection, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.

Joe Medicine Crow (b. 1913) as a young man; WW2 veteran and the only living Crow war chief according to the four traditional tasks to achieve this rank. Grandson of Medicine Crow, graduate of Linfield College with master's in anthropology from USC. Historian and author.  (See Ken Burns' documentary The War, episode 5 FUBAR)

Joseph Medicine Crow, an acclaimed native American historian and last surviving war chief for Montana's Crow Tribe, has died.

Chief Black Horse with wife Pe-ah-ni and child. Photo taken at Saint Augustine, Florida, 1875. Part of the Lawrence T. Jones III Texas photography collection. Series 7: Stereographs. - No information on the chief's tribe.

Chief Black Horse with wife Pe-ah-ni and child. Photo taken at Saint Augustine, Florida, Part of the Lawrence T. - No information on the chief's tribe.

Ute Indians-First photo of Ute Indian I have seen on here.

Chief Buckskin Charley, leader of the Southern Ute tribe, wearing his Indian Peace Medal, Source: Colorado State Archives

Taken between 1875 and 1880 by Charles Savage, evidence suggests that this image may be of Northwestern Shoshone chief Sagwitch (1822-1887) and his last wife, Beawoachee.  Sagwitch was a survivor of the 1863 Bear River Massacre near Preston, Idaho.  Three of his sons also survived, including a two-year-old shot seven times.

Taken between 1875 and 1880 by Charles Savage, evidence suggests that this image may be of Northwestern Shoshone chief Sagwitch and his last wife, Beawoachee.

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