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(Sinté Mazá,Oglala Lakota),Chief Iron Tail ,Who was one of the most famous Native Americans of his day and a popular subject for professional photographers ,Chief Iron Tails distinctive profile became well known across the United States as one of three models for the five-cent coin Buffalo nickel or Indian Head nickel.Photograph 1900.
Stunning vintage portraits of Canada’s First Nation People
Chief Owl—Blackfoot circa 1886. During the 1880s, Canadian Alex Ross photographed many of the First Nations people who lived around Calgary. In particular, Ross documented many of the men, women and families of the Blackfoot—mainly of the Siksiká Nation—and the Tsuu T’ina—or as they were originally called, Sarcee. Ross started his photographic career as an assistant in Winnipeg, but decided in his early 30s to relocate to Calgary and establish his own studio. The practicalities of taking…
Black Elk - Oglala Lakota (Sioux) (December 1863 – August 19, 1950) Black Elk was a famous Medicine Man and Holy Man of the Oglala Lakota (Sioux). He was Heyoka and a second cousin of Crazy Horse. Black Elk said that during his life, he had several visions in which he learned things that would help his people. In his "great vision," at the age of nine, he said he met the spirit that guided the universe and saw a great tree that symbolized the life of the earth and of the Indian people.