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Quanah Parker, Comanche Chief: The Portal to Texas History

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[Quanah Parker, Comanche Chief]

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Navajo National Monument, Arizona, US Copyright: Paul Westcott. I slightly remember seeing a little of this with my parents when I was a young girl. Amazing site to see.

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Geronimo - Chiricahua Apache - 1897

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Standing Elk - Omaha – 1898

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~An orphan born on a Winnebago reservation in Nebraska, Henry Roe Cloud 1884–1950, was the first Native American to earn a degree from Yale. He earned both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees there, and most significantly, according to the Yale press release, “devoted his life to promoting the self-identity and well-being of fellow American Indians.”~ #winnebago

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This is a picture of Moon Beam. She was a Potawatomi Indian Maiden. The picture was taken in 1909.

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Old Picture of the Day

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close up of Sitting Bulls son:

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Sitting Bull – The Photographs | www.American-Tribes.com

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Cynthia Ann Parker was kidnapped at age nine by Comanche's who massacred her family. She lived with them for 24 years, forgetting her white ways. She married Chief Peta Nocona and had 3 children including Quanah Parker. Rescued at age 34 by Texas rangers but for 10 yrs refused to adjust to white ways. She escaped once only to be "rescued" again. Heartbroken over the loss of her husband and children she stopped eating and died of influenza in 1870.

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Comanche Indian Warrior by Bretz of Fort Sill - Oklahoma Territory c.1880s

Comanche Native American Warrior by Bretz of Fort Sill - Oklahoma Territory (c.1880s).

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Zintka Lanuni "Lost Bird" Orphaned in the Battle of Wounded Knee and taken away from her Native American tribe by General Leonard Wright Colby.

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Zintkala Nuni Lost Bird (1890 - 1919) - Find A Grave Photos

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