January 18, 2012: Sculpture Chief Leatherlips (Wyandot tribe) at Scioto Park, Dublin, OH by Ralph Helmick. Photo by Nima Shafaieh.
FORCED REMOVAL FROM HOMELANDS Not only was the method of massacre used, other methods for “Indian Removal” and “clearing” included military slaughter of tribal villages, bounties on native scalps, and biological warfare. British agents intentionally gave Tribes blankets that were intentionally contaminated with smallpox. Over 100 thousand died among the Mingo, Delaware, Shawnee and other Ohio River nations.
You are looking at a beautiful picture of Alchise the Apache Indian. It was created in 1906 by Edward S. Curtis. The picture presents Alchise would have been part of one of the last generations of wild Indians. We have created this collection of illustrations primarily to serve as a valuable educational tool. Contact mailto:curator@ol....
Wes (Wesley) Studie, famous indian actor, was born in Nofire Hollow, Oklahoma, the son of Maggie, a housekeeper, and Andy Studie, a ranch hand. Studi was schooled at Chilocco Indian Agricultural School in Northern Oklahoma. Until he attended grade school, he spoke only Cherokee. In 1967, he was drafted into the Army and served 18 months in Vietnam. After his discharge, Studi studied at Tulsa Junior College.