The Dakota or Sioux Indians by lacausey2000, via Flickr
The wonderful Mary Fedden, in her studio
Eagle spirit of the mountain native american art
John Smith. Oldest living Indian, 131 years old
Gatineau, Ontario: World's first sunglasses. Referred to as snow goggles, they were made from bone, leather or wood, designed to protect the eyes from snowblindness caused by bright spring sunlight. The first goggles date back 2000 years to the Old Bering Sea culture, who were the ancestors of the modern Inuit. Snow goggles came to Canada with the Inuit about 800 years ago. This example is from north Baffin, is walrus ivory, made between 1200-1600AD.
These paintings of seals were discovered in the Nerja Caves near Malaga, Spain. They are at least 42,000 years old and are the only known artistic images created by Neanderthal man