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Photograph: Orlando Scott Goff, “Sitting Bull,” 1881 “When the Lakota leader Sitting Bull was asked by a white reporter why his people loved and respected him, Sitting Bull replied by asking if it was not true that among white people a man is respected because he has many horses, many houses? When the reporter replied that was indeed true, Sitting Bull then said that his people respected him because he kept nothing for himself.” –Joseph Bruchac: “Sacred Giving; Sacred Receiving,” PARABO...
A great portrait of Chief Iron Tail who was one of the most famous Native Americans of his day and a popular subject for professional photographers who circulated his image across the continents. Photograph c.1900.