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Mrs. Reevis - Blackfeet (Pikuni) - no date or location or her original name

Mrs. Reevis - Blackfeet (Pikuni) - no date or location or her original name

Christine Quintasket, (Mourning Dove) 1888-1936. Mourning Dove was a Salish Indian. Her father was a member of the Okanogan Indians but he left his wife and family. She was the first Native American Woman to write and publish novels.

Christine Quintasket, (Mourning Dove) 1888-1936. Mourning Dove was a Salish Indian. Her father was a member of the Okanogan Indians but he left his wife and family. She was the first Native American Woman to write and publish novels.

Chief Duck of the Native American Blackfoot tribe.

Chief Duck of the Native American Blackfoot tribe.

Sacred Feathers...Feathers in hair for Native Americans had a spiritual meaning. They were worn by Native American Chiefs to symbolize their communication with the Spirit, and to show off their divine wisdom. Feathers also represented the power of the thunder gods, along with the power of air and wind. Sometime feathers were representative of courage during a battle or a successful hunt.

Sacred Feathers...Feathers in hair for Native Americans had a spiritual meaning. They were worn by Native American Chiefs to symbolize their communication with the Spirit, and to show off their divine wisdom. Feathers also represented the power of the thunder gods, along with the power of air and wind. Sometime feathers were representative of courage during a battle or a successful hunt.

Mary Walker - In all of American history, only one woman has been awarded the Medal of Honor — and Congress tried to take it back. She was a doctor at a time when female physicians were rare. President Andrew Johnson signed a bill awarding Walker the Medal of Honor in 1865, because she "has devoted herself with much patriotic zeal to the sick and wounded soldiers, both in the field and hospitals, to the detriment of her own health, and has also endured hardships as a prisoner of war.":

Mary Walker - In all of American history, only one woman has been awarded the Medal of Honor — and Congress tried to take it back. She was a doctor at a time when female physicians were rare. President Andrew Johnson signed a bill awarding Walker the Medal of Honor in 1865, because she "has devoted herself with much patriotic zeal to the sick and wounded soldiers, both in the field and hospitals, to the detriment of her own health, and has also endured hardships as a prisoner of war.":

Little Dog - Blackfoot - 1903 - By ???

Little Dog - Blackfoot - 1903 - By ???

Standing Rock, ChippewaCree, Rocky Boy Reservation, Montana

Standing Rock, ChippewaCree, Rocky Boy Reservation, Montana

Aatsista-Mahkan or Running rabbit (c.1833–c.1911) - chief of Blackfoot Siksika First Nation. Son of Akamukai (Many Swans), chief of Biters band, & following death of his father in 1871, he took control of the band. He was known for his generosity & kindness, & for his loyal protection of his family. In 1877, he was a signatory to Treaty 7, but he & his people continued to follow the bison until 1881, when he & his people were designated to settle on a reserve, 60 miles east of Calgary…

Aatsista-Mahkan or Running rabbit (c.1833–c.1911) - chief of Blackfoot Siksika First Nation. Son of Akamukai (Many Swans), chief of Biters band, & following death of his father in 1871, he took control of the band. He was known for his generosity & kindness, & for his loyal protection of his family. In 1877, he was a signatory to Treaty 7, but he & his people continued to follow the bison until 1881, when he & his people were designated to settle on a reserve, 60 miles east of Calgary…

Indian Pictures Blackfoot

Indian Pictures Blackfoot

Duck Chief - Blackfoot - circa 1910

Duck Chief - Blackfoot - circa 1910

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