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“Mary Greyeyes being blessed by her native Chief prior to leaving for service in the CWAC.” September 29, 1942. Mary Greyeyes (Reid) was the first Native woman to join the Canadian Forces and one of only 25 Native women to serve in the Canadian military during World War II. The photo is staged according to Mary’s daughter in law.

Red Cloud 1822-1909 Perhaps one of the most capable warriors from the Oglala Lakota (Sioux) tribesmen ever faced by the US military, Makhpiya Luta, his Sioux name, led his people in what is known as Red Cloud’s War. This battle was for the rights to the area known as Powder River Country in Northern Wyoming and Southern Montana. Eventually he led his people during their time on reservation.

tatanka ptieela. dakota sioux. by heyn photo, 1900.

The #Navajo Nation - Homes, Customs and More bit.ly/zCpMBm #NativeCultures

Lot of 2 Navajo Hand Stamped Sterling Silver Turquoise Concho Buttons | G BX

Old Picture of the Day: Sitting Bull

REMARKABLE OLD STYLE HOPI INDIAN "BEAR" KACHINA BY AWARD WINNER BRIAN HOLMES

OLD STYLE HOPI INDIAN "MOUNTAIN LION" KACHINA BY AWARD WINNER BRIAN HOLMES

Esteemed Son (aka Particular To The Time Of Day) - Pawnee - circa 1869

Nez Perce Indian, Washington, 1899. Pinned by indus® in honor of the indigenous people of North America who have influenced our indigenous medicine and spirituality by virtue of their being a member of a tribe from the Western Region through the Plains including the beginning of time until tomorrow.

Blackfoot indian

Blackfoot woman

The history of horse blankets can be dated back to the Native American culture. Initially, horse blankets were used by Native American Indians for staying warm, rugs, spiritual ceremonies and other traditional usage. bit.ly/ZLCaKL [Photo courtesy ofhttp://braymere.blogspot.ca/]

Hopi bridal costume | Seattle E.S. Curtis 1900

The Lemhi Shoshone are a band of Northern Shoshone. They traditionally lived in the Lemhi River Valley and along the upper Salmon River in Idaho. Today most of them are enrolled in the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of the Fort Hall Reservation of Idaho. bit.ly/13QKYP0

Newspaper Rock is one of the largest known collections of petroglyphs. They are etched in sandstone and record over 2,000 years of human activity in the area, representing the Fremont, Anasazi, Navajo and Anglo cultures.

Ute Indian Chief Atchee. Courtesy Utah Historical Society

Cheyenne Dog Soldier

TIPIS of the Comanche. Comanche Indian Attacks In Central Texas History Were Insidious In 1858 | Unfortunately many of them were perpetrated by greedy white men posing at Indians. The Indian was an easy scapegoat for any problem the settlers where having.

Cherokee indian Village, Tahlequah, Oklahoma