Pawnee man, Eagle Chief, 1900, wearing an Abraham Lincoln peace medal. - The Pawnee lived along outlying tributaries of the Missouri River: around Nebraska and northern Kansas. 1800's: the Pawnee were 10,000 strong and were one of the largest, powerful tribes on the Great Plains. 1859: Their numbers declined to about 1,400; by 1874 they were up to 2,000. Subject to encroachment by Lakota and Whites, most accepted life on a reservation in Indian Territory. Their antonym is "men of men".
Gorgeous beading and hand made moccasins from crafter/artisan Mabel Pike from Alaska. I want a pair! View an etsy video on her here: http://blog.craftzine.com/archive/2011/01/handmade_portraits_mabel_pike.html