Mohawk warrior stands atop an overturned Sûreté du Québec car as part of the barricade during the Oka Crisis, c. 1990The Oka Crisis was a land dispute between a group of Mohawk people and the town of Oka, Quebec, Canada which began on July 11, 1990 and lasted until September 26, 1990. One person died as a result. The dispute was the first well-publicized violent conflict between First Nations and the Canadian government in the late 20th century.
"Hiawatha (founder of the Iroquois confederacy)" by Harold Copping; Hiawatha lived in the 16th century and was a leader of the Onondaga or the Mohawk. He was a follower of The Great Peacemaker, a prophet and spiritual leader, who proposed the unification of the Iroquois peoples, who shared similar languages. (America, northern continent)
Sacagawea (1788-1812) was a Lemhi Shoshone woman, who accompanied the Lewis and Clark Expedition, acting as an interpreter and guide, in their exploration of the Western United States. She traveled thousands of miles from North Dakota to the Pacific Ocean between 1804 and 1806. At about thirteen years of age, Sacagawea was taken as a wife by Toussaint Charbonneau, a Quebecer trapper living in the village. They had two children. She died at the age of 24. (Artists model of Sacagawea)
Jim Thorpe. Notice the different socks? Somebody stole his shoes before his race. All he could find were two shoes of different sizes discarded in the trash can. One was too big so he wore extra socks. He ran his race like this, and got an Olympic gold medal, and set a world record. He was treated this way because he was a Native American
You are viewing an unusual image of Cheyenne Warriors. It was taken in 1905 by Edward S. Curtis. The image shows Three Cheyenne warriors on horseback. We have created this collection of pictures primarily to serve as an easy to access educational tool. Contact email@example.com. Image ID# C58D564A