Native American herbal remedies have been used for centuries to cure common illnesses and treat various health conditions. Without access to doctors or hospitals, Native Americans relied on the many plants that grew around their homes.
Feathers for headdress that tell a Native American life journey. I picked this pin because I wasn't sure how Native Americans had different feathers. This is important for other nurses to know the history if their patient is Native American.
Chief Shot-in-the-eye, 1899 “Shot-in-the-Eye was an Oglala Sioux who fought in the Battle of the Little Bighorn in where he was wounded and lost an eye. What he was called prior to this battle is unknown.
Hollow Horn Bear ~Tribe: Brule Dakota Born in Sheridan Country, Nebraska, son of Chief Iron Shell, Hollow Horn Bear earned his early fame as a warrior. He fought with the leading chiefs of the Plains against subjugation until the
Photograph of Geronimo driving a car taken on June at the Miller brothers’ 101 Ranch, located southwest of Ponca City, Oklahoma. Geronimo is buried across the highway from Ft. Sill, in Lawton, Oklahoma.
This photo of John Smith (Ka-Be-Nah-Gwey-Wence), a Chippewa from Cass Lake, Minnesota, was taken when he was supposedly at 129 years old. He lived to be 137 years old. The man who lived in 3 Centuries!
Achomawi smiling 1910 Native American Indian - Old photos maareta. This is a cradle board. They are still used by some Native American women to this day. That is a scary pic with the baby propped on the chair!