Indian Head Nickel with Portrait (This is beautiful artwork)
Chief Shot-in-the-eye, 1899. "Shot-in-the-Eye was an Oglala Sioux who fought in the Battle of the Little Bighorn in 1876, where he was wounded and lost an eye.
Red Wing, Lakota Sioux
Red Cloud(Makhpiya-luta)...I am poor and naked, but I am the chief of the nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
Chief Red Cloud (1822 – December 10, 1909) was a war leader and a chief of the Oglala Lakota (Sioux).
Chief Wolf Robe, Cheyenne
Oglala Sioux Chief American Horse (the older), 1830-1876. After being ordered to go to their advised reservations, Siting Bull refused to leave his old hunting grounds. American Horse and Crazy Horse with their warriors joined him. Capt. Anson Mills was attempting to reach the Black Hills to find supplies when he stumbled onto the village of American Horse. Mill's 3rd Cavalry (150 soldiers) attacked the next morning surprising the village. The village was destroyed and American Horse killed.
Dakota Sioux chief
Peta Nocona (died 1864) the son of the Comanche chief, Iron Jacket, husband of Cynthia Ann Parker, and father of three children, Quanah, Pecos and Topsannah. He was a chief of the Comanche band, Noconi and led his tribe during the extensive Indian Wars in Texas from the 1830s-1860.
Bob Tail, Head Chief of the Montana Cree, 1887. Chief Bobtail, the son of Peechee, had been recognized as a principal Chief not only of the Mountain Cree, but of all the Western Cree bands since the 1870s. It is said that Bobtail, like other Cree chiefs, was also of Metis descendance. His Metis name was Alexis Piché.
Cree: Little Bean, Chief of the Crees
Blackfoot Chief Long Feather 1876
Six Nations of the Iroquois Confederacy (Haudenosaunee). The Six Nations are: Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca and Tuscarora.
Carapella has designed maps of Canada and the continental U.S. showing the original locations and names of Native American tribes. View the full map (PDF).
Floyd Red Crow Westerman was known for years as a renaissance man, for his many talents, dedication and passion. A member of the Dakota (Sioux) nation, he was an accomplished actor on the big and small screen for over 20 years, a political advocate for Indian and environmental causes worldwide and a popular singer/songwriter, performing with such stars as Willie Nelson, Bonnie Raitt, Don Henley and Kris Kristofferson to name just a few.
Chief Red Cloud of the Cayuga tribe
Chief Wolf Robe 1909 Cheyenne
American Indian Chief Red Tomahawk. He killed Sitting Bull
The original founding fathers: Chief Joseph, Sitting Bull, Geronimo, and Red Cloud. ~Native Pride~
Wolf Robe, Southern Cheyenne Chief and holder of the Benjamin Harrison Peace Medal, circa 1890 (c.1838-1910) was a Southern Cheyenne chief and a holder of the Benjamin Harrison Peace Medal for his assistance in the Cherokee Commission.
This picture was taken in 1900, and shows an Indian Chief. The man's name was Whirling Horse
Medicine Crow, Crow Indian
Chief Wolf Robe, Cheyenne. Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition (1898 : Omaha, Neb.); Indians of North America; Cheyenne Indians. Boston Public Library, Print Department...What a face!
Long Fox - Assiniboin (The North American Indian, v. III. Cambridge, MA: The University Press, 1908)
Sitting Bull and family.