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Algonquin Wooden Cradle

A young Navaho mother with her papoose strapped onto its cradle board.

Cradle Cover, Artist Unknown (Lakota Sioux)

Bannock cradle board ca. 1900–1920 Fort Hall Reservation, Idaho Wood, hide, glass and bone beads, cotton thread, brass sequins and jingles, cowrie shells, velveteen

Edward Curtis' Medicine Crow

Nez Perce Indian, Washington, 1899

Shows As He Goes, half-length portrait (LOC) by Edward S. Curtis c1905

Mother and Child.

Chief Tommy Thompson at Celilo Falls, Oregon by OSU Special Collections & Archives : Commons, via Flickr

Stump Horn Bull poses casually for the camera, wearing a cotton shirt and holding a cigarette in his hand. The photographer was Christian Barthelmess, a soldier and amateur photographer stationed at Fort Keogh near Miles City, Montana, beginning in 1888.

Blackfoot Warrior with Sword by glenbowmuseum, via Flickr

Osage split horn headdress, via Flickr.

Vash Gon - Jicarilla. Photo by Edward Curtis around 1907-1930. His work did do its part to perpetuate the "noble savage" stereotype, but they're still beautiful photographs that recognize the humanity of the subjects.

Zuni girls carrying bowls, 1920? – 1940? by Marquette University Archives, via Flickr

Stephen Standing Bear (Oglala), 1930 by Marquette University Archives, via Flickr

Womans dress by dkilim Dakota womans jingle dress by Minnesota Historical Society on Flickr

from Saskatoon Pow Wow -- I am guessing that this beautiful dancer is Cree given the name of the photo and the beadwork on her beautiful beautiful regalia!

Diana Fletcher was a Black Indian who lived with the Kiowa

Joseph Two Bulls, Dakota Sioux, by Heyn & Matzen Photo, 1900

Girl in blanket (Osage? Comanche?), 1900? – 1920? by Marquette University Archives.

Quanah Parker was the last Chief of the Commanches. He was never captured by the Army, but decided to surrender and lead his tribe into the white man's culture, only when he saw that there was no alternative - Native American