Cayuse Mother and Child. It was made in 1910 by Edward S. Curtis.     Contact curator@old-picture.com.    Image ID# 27F08AEA

Cayuse Mother and Child. It was made in 1910 by Edward S. Curtis. Contact curator@old-picture.com. Image ID# 27F08AEA

Woman's skirt, Hupa, circa 1880, Hide, abalone/haliotis shell, shell/shells, pine nut/nuts, bear grass, maidenhair fern stem. Sewn, strung, wrapped.

Woman's skirt, Hupa, circa 1880, Hide, abalone/haliotis shell, shell/shells, pine nut/nuts, bear grass, maidenhair fern stem. Sewn, strung, wrapped.

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".

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".

Cayuse Umatilla Dress1920Partially beaded on shoulders and arms, beaded fringe. Morning Star Gallery Santa Fe

Cayuse Umatilla Dress1920Partially beaded on shoulders and arms, beaded fringe. Morning Star Gallery Santa Fe

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

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

Skookum Indian Dolls  : Lot 475   These vintage dolls were dressed with scraps of early Trade blankets, some of them Pendleton. These look like they are authentic SW tribal weaving, though.

Skookum Indian Dolls : Lot 475 These vintage dolls were dressed with scraps of early Trade blankets, some of them Pendleton. These look like they are authentic SW tribal weaving, though.

Thompson River -- home of the Salish Nations of British Columbia and upper Washington State -- Beaded Hide War Shirt and Leggings  :

Thompson River -- home of the Salish Nations of British Columbia and upper Washington State -- Beaded Hide War Shirt and Leggings :

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