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Spotted Eagle, Sitting Bull's head chief during the late Indian war.

On the reservation a couple of Indian Police went to arrest Sitting Bull at his house. When Sitting Bull came outside his followers who had gathered outside tried to stop the arrest. One follower shot a policeman who in turn swung around and shot Sitting Bull to stop him from escaping. What a tragedy. Sitting Bull was 56 yrs old.

There was no hope on earth, and God seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the Son of God; others did not see Him. If he had come, He would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works. Red Cloud talking about Wovoka. Source: Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee.

The McComas massacre, March 28, 1883. Hamilton C. McComas, his wife Juniatta and six-year-old son Charlie were attacked by a Chiricahua war party led by Chatto while on the road between Silver City and Lordsburg, New Mexico. McComas died of gunshot wounds and his wife was killed by a blow to the head. The fate of Charlie was never ascertained due to a variety of conflicting reports. The incident was reported in newspapers across the country.

Apache Spirit Dancers. Photographed 1887.

Elsie Vance Chestuen, Chiricahua Apache Woman.

Mescalero Apache Medicine Man, Gorgonia.

Tah-Das-Ti or Tah-Dos-Ti or Tah-Don-Ti, Wife of Old Coonie, in partial native dress with ornaments. Chiricahua Apache woman, 1898.

Portrait of (Eshkintsaygiza) Mike, a White Mountain Apache; Alchisay's Band. Photographed c. 1890.

Tonto Apache, New Mexico.

Portrait of Ignacio and his son, (Mescalero Apaches). Photograph taken c. 1880.

Apache scout. Photograph taken between 1878 and 1886.

Gladys Thompson, last fluent speaker of Wasco tribe's Kiksht language, died March 7, 2012.

Crossed Feathers, wife, and daughter – Southern Cheyenne – 1908

Crossed Feathers, wife, and daughter – Southern Cheyenne – 1908

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.

Many Native Americans welcomed African Americans into their villages. Even as slaves many African Americans became part of a family group, and many intermarried with Native Americans - thus many later became classified as Black Indians

Artwork by Alfredo Rodriguez !!

Alfredo Rodriguez Paintings - Gallery 9

Face of Pain

Wise Native American Elder

Ideas For Global Photos

Regal Bearing


Wisdom of the ages


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