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Pipe bag, late 19th c., Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux peoples), Central Plains, South Dakota Buckskin, glass beads, porcupine quills, pigment - 21.75” x 7” courtesy U of Virginia Art Museum

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american indians map..The pinner I got it from didn't give a web site...bummer

WOUNDED KNEE, SD – They gave up their warm beds and spent Christmas away from their families. For the last two weeks many Lakota young people have been committed to prayer as they rode their horses along the same frozen trail Chief Big Foot and his band followed 120 years ago after the murder of Sitting Bull on Standing Rock.

Chief Joseph wears a Pendleton blanket in 1901. He is famous for leading a long-standing resistance to the U.S. government, which had ordered the Nez Perce to move to an Idaho reservation. Photo by Major Lee Morehouse

Mythology of the Blackfoot Indians, Second Edition (Sources of American Indian Oral Literature) by Alice Beck Kehoe

Where are the monuments? Where are the memorial ceremonies? Unlike post-war Germany, North Americans refuse to acknowledge this genocide. Never Forget!

suchasensualdestroyer: Dene (Yukon River region, British Columbia or Yukon Territory), Bag, beads/wool/cotton, c. 1890. Side B.

suchasensualdestroyer: Ute (Nevada or Utah), Tail Bag, beads/tin cones/leather, c. 1890.

suchasensualdestroyer: Apache (Arizona), Bag, beads/leather, c. 1900. Side A.

suchasensualdestroyer: Nakoda (Alberta), Horse Mask, beads/leather, c. 1890.