Afghanistan woman. A refugee who became an iconic figure for National Geographic in 1985, found years later and re photographed34shb

The 'Afghan Girl'. Her Iconic Photo Appeared On The Cover Of National Geographic In Her Piercing Sea-Green Eyes - Became A Symbol Both Of The Afghan Conflict & Of The Refugee Situation Worldwide. She Was Finally Found & Rephotographed In

A high school student was sucked out of an airplane after it was struck by lightning. She fell 3.2 kilometers to the ground still strapped to her chair and lived. Only to endure a 9 day walk to the nearest civilzation. She was the sole survivor of 93 passengers and crew in the December 24, 1971, crash of LANSA Flight 508 in the Peruvian rainforest

Juliane Koepcke, was sucked out of an airplane after it was struck by lightning. She fell 2 miles to the ground still strapped to her chair and.

“Before our white brothers arrived to make us civilized men, we didn’t have any kind of prison. We had no locks, therefore there were no thieves. When someone was so poor he couldn’t afford a horse, tent or blanket, he would receive it all as a gift. We were in bad shape before white men arrived. I don’t know how to explain how we were able to manage without these fundamental things that (so they tell us) are so necessary for civilized society” - John (Fire) Lame Deer, Sioux Lakota…

We were in bad shape before white men arrived. I don’t know how to explain how we were able to manage without these fundamental things that (so they tell us) are so necessary for civilized society” - John (Fire) Lame Deer, Sioux Lakota,

Two Guns White Calf, the Blackfoot Indian Chief whose profile is on the Buffalo nickel

Two Guns White Calf, the Blackfeet Indian Chief whose face is on the Buffalo nickel.

“They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one; they promised to take our land, and they did.” Chief Red Cloud, Oglala Lakota (1822 – December 10, 1909)

Chief Red Cloud - Oglala Lakota Sioux 1822 – December 1909 “They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one; they promised to take our land, and they did.

BLACK BELLY An old Cheyenne woman who was originally photographed by Edward Curtis in 1905 as she is depicted here. Story lines in her face reveal an incredible life of history

BLACK BELLY An old Cheyenne woman who was originally photographed by Edward Curtis in 1905 as she is depicted here. Story lines in her face reveal an incredible life history

The Man Who Lived In Three Centuries- Uncle Fed Messer, 1792-1907, White Oak Community- Haywood County, NC

The man who lived in three centuries - Uncle Fed Messer (Federick Messer) - Birth: Aug. 1792 in Lincoln County, North Carolina; 1907 in Haywood County, North Carolina.

The long life of Jeanne Calment…

The long life of Jeanne Calment…

The long life of Jeanne Calment… I know I won't live as long as Methuselah but hope my body is as in good condition as hers

"The most famous Apache woman was Lozen, the two-spirit warrior shaman who guided her people as they fled across the border, eluding US and Mexican armies, with her medicine of raising her hands to pray and knowing where the soldiers were, to strategize movements and her valiant fighting power. As chief Victorio said,“Lozen is…strong as a man, braver than most, and cunning in strategy.Lozen is a shield to her people.”" From Max Dashu, Suppressed Histories Archives

Lozen (c. - Sister of Victorio. - This is one of the few photos of Lozen, the Chiricahua Apache warrior. She was incredibly courageous and skillful. Many historians believe her skills helped keep Geronimo and fifteen other warriors away from enemies.


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Chief Bone Necklace of the Oglala Lakota people, making up the great Sioux Nation, ca. 1899 (colorized version of photo)

Two Guns White Calf, the Blackfoot Indian Chief whose profile is on the Buffalo nickel.

Two Guns White Calf, the Blackfeet Indian Chief whose face is on the Buffalo nickel.

Aho Mitakuye Oyasin….All my relations. I honour you in this circle of life with me today. I am grateful for this opportunity to acknowledge you in this prayer…. To the Creator, for the …

A Lakota Sioux Prayer

We were in bad shape before white men arrived. I don’t know how to explain how we were able to manage without these fundamental things that (so they tell us) are so necessary for civilized society” - John (Fire) Lame Deer, Sioux Lakota,

Mahpiya Luta (aka Scarlet Colored Cloud, aka Red Cloud), the son of Lone Man and Walks As She Thinks, and the husband of Mary Good Road-Red Cloud - Oglala - 1905༺ ♠ ༻*ŦƶȠ*༺ ♠ ༻

Chief Red Cloud - Oglala Lakota Sioux 1822 – December 1909 “They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one; they promised to take our land, and they did.

Juliane Koepcke, 17, was sucked out of an airplane after it was struck by lightning. She fell 2 miles to the ground still strapped to her chair and lived. However, she had to endure a 9-day walk through the Amazon jungle before being rescued by loggers. She was the sole survivor of 93 passengers and crew in the December 24, 1971, crash of LANSA Flight 508.

Juliane Koepcke, was sucked out of an airplane after it was struck by lightning. She fell 2 miles to the ground still strapped to her chair and.

The Afghan Girl - OMG.  She had the most beautifully haunting eyes.  I wish her life was not fraught with hardships.  I know that NG had a hard time getting permission to photograph her again....

The Afghan Girl

The 'Afghan Girl'. Her Iconic Photo Appeared On The Cover Of National Geographic In Her Piercing Sea-Green Eyes - Became A Symbol Both Of The Afghan Conflict & Of The Refugee Situation Worldwide. She Was Finally Found & Rephotographed In

The long life of Jeanne Calment…

The long life of Jeanne Calment…

The long life of Jeanne Calment… I know I won't live as long as Methuselah but hope my body is as in good condition as hers

Fred Messer 1792-1907 his life spanned 3 centuries. From North Carolina

The man who lived in three centuries - Uncle Fed Messer (Federick Messer) - Birth: Aug. 1792 in Lincoln County, North Carolina; 1907 in Haywood County, North Carolina.

a collection of photographs of native american performers from buffalo bill's wild west show at the turn of the century. book by gertrude kasebier.

Zitkala-Ša ("Red Bird")( was a a Sioux writer, editor, musician, teacher and political activist.She was a musician who composed the first opera by a Native American. She campaigned for the reform of the Indian policies in the Unites States.

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She's intended to represent the Blue Bird of Happiness. The Blue Bird is a 1908 play by Belgian author Maurice Maeterlinck. It premiered on 30 September 1908 at Constantin Stanislavski's Moscow Art Theatre.

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