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Iron White Man - one of two Sioux known to have this name. This man is thought to have been with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show; his non-traditional dress in the photo would seem to bear that out. He was also thought to have participated in the Battle of the Little Big Horn against Custer, but that is not known for certain.
1900, and shows a Sioux Indian man. The picture was taken by Gertrude Kasebier, who took a number of portraits of Native Americans.
The Red Man by Museum of Photographic Arts Collections, via Flickr
Gertrude Käsebier Gertrude Käsebier (1852–1934) was one of the most influential American photographers of the early 20th century. She was k...
* Chief Iron Hail ~ aka Iron Tail: Wasee Maza, Lakota Tribe (Sioux) 1857-1955 (his English name is written in various books & articles as Iron Tail or Iron Hail) Later changed his name to Dewey Beard. He was the last survivor of both the Battle of the Little Big Horn in 1876, and the Battle of Wounded Knee in 1890. While in Washington, D.C. he was chosen as one of 3 models for the Indian head profile on the Buffalo Nickel ~ Artist by: steeelll *