We didn’t have any kind of prison. Because of this, we had no delinquents. Without a prison, there can be no delinquents. We had no locks nor keys and therefore among us there were no thieves. When someone was so poor that he couldn’t afford a horse, a tent or a blanket, he would, in that case, receive it all as a gift. We were too uncivilized to give great importance to private property.
This morning we feature a portrait of Amos Two Bulls, a Sioux Brave. The picture was taken in 1900. By this time, the traditional Indian lifestyle had pretty much come to an end. Most were living on reservations at this point. Amos Two Bulls was a member of the Buffalo Bill Wild West Show.
Old Picture of the Day: Native American
Rain In The Face. At the Battle of Little Big Horn, he was alleged to have cut the heart out of Thomas Custer. According to legend, he was fulfilling a vow of vengeance. He thought Captain Tom Custer had unjustly imprisoned him in 1874 for the murder of Dr. John Honsinger. Some accounts claim that he had personally killed George Custer as well, but a number of similar claims have been attributed to other warriors. Late in his life, he denied killing George Custer or mutilating Tom Custer.
Randy’L He-dow Teton (born 1976) is the Shoshone woman who posed as the model for the US Sacagawea dollar coin, first issued in 2000. She is the first Native American woman to pose for an American coin and the only living person whose image appears on American currency
The Comanche are a Plains Indian tribe whose historic territory, known as Comancheria, consisted of present day eastern New Mexico, southern Colorado, northeastern Arizona, southern Kansas, all of Oklahoma, and most of northwest Texas. The Comanche people are enrolled in the federally recognized Comanche Nation, in Oklahoma. Historically, the Comanches were hunter-gatherers with a horse culture. There may have been as many as 45,000 Comanches in the late 18th century.
The Comanche are a Plains Indian tribe who historically ranged over what is present day eastern New Mexico, southern Colorado, northeastern Arizona, southern Kansas, all of Oklahoma, and most of northwest Texas.
Short Bull, Brule (or Sicangu) Sioux, by Heyn. Sometimes called Arnold Short Bull. Along with Kicking Bear, he was the principal leader of the Ghost Dance religion among the Sioux at Pine Ridge and Standing Rock Agencies. He was imprisoned in Illinois for a short period after Wounded Knee and then joined Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Born 1845, died 1915.