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Stereoview (circa 1873) of Donald McKay, captain of the Warm Spring Indian scouts during the Modoc War (1872-1873). Photographer: Louis Heller, Yreka, California. http://iroquoisbeadwork.blogspot.fr/2013_01_01_archive.html

Stereoview (circa 1873) of Donald McKay, captain of the Warm Spring Indian scouts during the Modoc War (1872-1873). Photographer: Louis Heller, Yreka, California. http://iroquoisbeadwork.blogspot.fr/2013_01_01_archive.html

Iroquois Clothes | Figure5b – An illustration of Caroline wearing the same dress. From ...

daguerreotype - the subject is holding an Iroquois floral-style beaded bag similar to the one on the right.

Billy Bowlegs III (1862–1965) This Seminole Indian elder and historian, said to be a descendant of African American intermarriage with the Seminole, adopted the name of the legendary resistance fighter Billy Bowlegs II (1810–64). The “patchwork” pattern covering his turban expresses the influence of African ovpispisi (bits and pieces)—sewing typical of the Suriname Maroons and Ashanti who married into the tribe.

Influence of African Culture in America - Billy Bowlegs III Seminole Indian leader, was mixed African/Indian

1873 of Bloody Knife, Custer's favorite Indian Scout for his 7th Calvalry. He is posed holding his Winchester "Yellowtail" Repeating Rifle and wears a U.S. Army jacket with the chevron of a corporal. 

1873 of Bloody Knife, Custer's favorite Indian Scout for his Calvalry. He is posed holding his Winchester "Yellowtail" Repeating Rifle and wears a U. Army jacket with the chevron of a corporal.

Southeast Alaska--Tlingit Taku Indian doctor wearing necklace [perhaps baleen] and blanket trimmed with deer hooves, c. 1900. Alaska's

Alaska Natives--Southeast Alaska--Tlingit Taku Indian doctor wearing necklace [perhaps baleen] and blanket trimmed with dear hooves, c. Alaska's Digital Archives Traditional Spiritual Practices page 1

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "artistes peintres amerindiennes"

Moqui tribe signifying a plentiful rain after the storm and lightning, although we see lightning on her face

JESSE CHISHOLM... bi-racial  Cherokee trader, founded the route across Indian Territory into Kansas that became a famous cattle trail, the Chisholm Trail. These trail-rides came up from Texas through Oklahoma, Shackelford men saw and talked about them all the time.

Jesse Chisholm, half-breed Cherokee trader who founded the route across Indian Territory into Kansas that became a famous cattle trail, the Chisholm Trail. (my great grandfather drove his cattle North along the Chisholm Trail from Yoakum, Texas)

Father Craft the hero of Wounded Knee Fight : Seated portrait of Father Francis M. J. Craft, S.J., a Native American (Mohawk) missionary who accompanied troops to Wounded Knee on December 28, to reassure the Lakota Sioux on the Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota, that they were safe. He was wounded in the massacre and helped wounded soldiers until he collapsed. He wears black jacket with a stand-up collar and crucifix tucked in between buttons and a medal of the Sons of the Revolution.

bury my heart at wounded knee essay 8 Ways to Learn About Wounded Knee - Indian Country Media Network

Reading from left to right, you may see Blue Hawk and his companion, Coming-Around-With-The-Herd, both of the Pawnee scouts.

Reading from left to right, you may see Blue Hawk and his companion, Coming-Around-With-The-Herd, both of the Pawnee scouts.

Ely Parker a Seneca Indian served as Ulysses S. Grant's military secretary & as a Union General. He was a peacemaker among the white man as well as the Indians. At Appomattox Parker wrote the final draft of surrender for the Confederates. While there General Lee mistook Parker for a black man, but apologized saying, "I am glad to see one real American here." Parker was said to respond, "We are all Americans, sir."

Ely Samuel Parker, Seneca

Ely S. Parker - Seneca Chief & Union Civil War General who drafted the terms of surrender between the United States and Confederate States at Appomattox, Va.

Odjib'we, Frances Densmore's informant on ogichidaag (ceremonial headman ?) customs, attired in his ogichidaag regalia; Photo by Francis Densmore, 1908

When the Earth was new, Anishinaaba (Original Man) was created and placed on Ashkaakamigokwe (Mother Earth).

Mitch Bouyer, half French, half Sioux expert in tracking and scouting. He served with the 7th cavalry under General Custer as a private contract scout.

Mitch Bouyer, half French, half Sioux expert in tracking and scouting. He served with the cavalry under General Custer as a private contract scout.

A group of Sioux boys being “civilized” at the Carlisle Indian School. (Library of Congress).In 1879, a U.S. military officer, Captain Richard Henry Pratt, opened a school for Indians in a military barracks in Carlisle,Pennsylvania. He believed that Indian people were capable of being transformed into the European American model of the law-abiding, Christian,wage-earning citizen.(pages 80-81)

A group of Sioux boys being “civilized” at the Carlisle Indian School. (Library of Congress).In 1879, a U.S. military officer, Captain Richard Henry Pratt, opened a school for Indians in a military barracks in Carlisle,Pennsylvania. He believed that Indian people were capable of being transformed into the European American model of the law-abiding, Christian,wage-earning citizen.(pages 80-81)