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Buffalo kill in America. 1800s. military commanders were ordering their troops to kill buffalo — not for food, but to deny native americans their own source of food and push them into reservation life. Where millions of buffalo once roamed, only a few thousand animals remained.
(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.