Native American Indians, 1800's-1900's images, beautiful photos
Old photo's *I do not own rights or claim ownership of these images~ Beauty & history shared for the common interest. Intent: respect, culture & appreciation only. Any information, dates, names or information pertaining to images may or may not be correct, or current. Wañuymi aswan allin, qonqorchaki kausaytaqa ~
Children of Santo Domingo Pueblo, New Mexico, pose wearing cotton dresses. Photographed: 1913.
Portrait of She Came Spotted and an unidentified Native American Sioux woman, posed outside on a fur skin rug in front of a painted backdrop of a Lakota style Indian war record, Pine Ridge Agency, South Dakota. Photo: ca. 1890. - One problem with this photograph is we're not told which one of the women is "She Came Spotted", at a guess I'll go for the lady seated. At least that's a 50% chance of being right! Love the painted backdrop. Wonderful.
Ponca Chief, Arkansas City, Kansas, 1892. - The Ponca Indians are a tribe that originated in Nebraska, but were later forcibly relocated to Oklahoma.
Charles Eagle Plume America's Foremost Indian Dancer and Authentic Interpreter of Indian Lore, Life and Culture. For many years the white man took it for granted that the Indians he had conquered were uncouth and vulgar savages of bad taste and brutal instincts. Americans went to the far corners of the world to enrich their culture and neglected, till recently, a rich source at their very doors. - Excerpts from a brochure.
An impressive portrait of White Calf, 1872-1934, Blackfoot chief. He is one of the most recognizable images of a Native American in the world as an impression of his portrait appears on the Buffalo nickel. The handwriting to the right of card is his own signature.