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Parkas Today's ski jackets owe their origins in part to hooded coats Inuit [Eskimo] women fashioned from layers of skins that trapped air for greater insulation. Many parkas were made from caribou, a fur favored for its heat-holding properties.
George Abotossaway Jr. (1857 - 7 Jun 1938), an Anishinaabe man, was the first Chief of Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation, Canada, from 1882 - 1885 and up to 1889 the chief followed the hereditary line until elections for the position were held every two years. He was elected chief again in 1902. His father was founder of the reserve.
Here for your browsing pleasure is a grand photo of a Zuni Girl With Jar. It was made in 1903 by Edward S. Curtis. The illustration presents a Head-and-shoulders portrait of a Zuni girl with a pottery jar on her head. We have compiled this collection of photos mainly to serve as a vital educational resource. Contact mailto:curator@ol.... Image ID# 63A8B330