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El Reno, Oklahoma: Early day El Reno about 1890. One of the earliest pictures of El Reno. Taken from the corner of Choctaw and Woodson, looking east.

This dramatic photo of Three Eagles, an associate of Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce, was copyrighted by Edward Curtis in 1910.

“What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night…the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset.” —Chief Crowfoot of the Blackfoot Confederation, 1890

Irataba, Chief of the Mojoves,Wallapas,Toutos,Apache & Cimanvascommands 9,000 warriors mostly living in Arizona. Arrived at Metropolitian Hotel 2-6-1864 with Capt.John Moss. He was 50yrs old 6'2" & very muscular. He stated "He wanted to see where all the pale faces came from". He traveled then to Boston & Philadelphia.

Sacred Feathers...Feathers in hair for Native Americans had a spiritual meaning. They were worn by Native American Chiefs to symbolize their communication with the Spirit, and to show off their divine wisdom. Feathers also represented the power of the thunder gods, along with the power of air and wind. Sometime feathers were representative of courage during a battle or a successful hunt.

Howard Terpning : Blood Man

native american breast plate

Anybody want to learn to speak Lakota? Here's a word index ... kinda cool if you're a language freak like me ...

Hin-ma-toe Ya-lut-kiht (aka Thunder Rolling Over The Mountains, aka Chief Joseph, aka Joseph II) the son of Tuekakas (aka Shooting Arrow, aka Joseph I) – Nez Perce – 1877

Chief Joseph 1840-1904 Nez Perce

Creek Indian Youngsters - Alabama & Georgia

Native American Men- David Midthunder

Tommy Singer. He is a famous Navajo Silversmith. You can see his work here: www.treasuresofth...

Goyathlay (June 16, 1829 – February 17, 1909), known to whites as Geronimo - American hero