I am excited to show this picture today, because I have really never seen anything like it in the past. The picture shows Indian Children playing with dolls and miniature Tipis. I had just never imagined children building miniature versions of their camp. What an intriguing image.
Curley was a scout for Gen. George Custer and watched the 1876 Battle at the Little Big Horn from a periphery. He was described as a “remorse, taciturn sort of fellow and disinclined to make friends, and rarely talks or pays much attention to anyone.” He once said, “I spring from Crow earth and will never leave it. A teepee and food for my wife and child—grass for my ponies—and I go back to the ground of my fathers.”
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The Loving family. Just 45 years ago, 16 states deemed marriages between two people of different races illegal. But in 1967, the U.S. Supreme Court considered the case of Richard Perry Loving, who was white, and his wife, Mildred Loving, of African American and Native American descent. The case changed history.
Wife of Geronimo & Two Children, 1880s, Native American Apache Indian. All three, plus Geronimo's Mother-in-law where murdered by the enemy. Geronimo pledged to revenge their deaths, after he placed all their belongings and bodies in their TeePee and set it on fire. His grief ran very deep.