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    Indian Tom saved three pioneer children during the King County War of 1855/1856, near Brannan Park, c. 1914. He took them down the river to another Indian who took them to Seattle

    Pocahontas (born Matoaka, and later known as Rebecca Rolfe, c. 1595 – March 1617) was a Virginia Indian Picture of Matoaka Whittle Sims, born 1844, Pittsylvania County, Virginia, descended on both sides from namesake Pocahontas

    Gertrude Three finger, Cheyenne, by William E. Irwin. From A Stylistic Analysis of American Indian Portrait Photography in Oklahoma,1869-1904

    Manuelito, 1818–1893 was one of the war chiefs of the Navajo people. He rallied his nation against the oppression of the US military. Several years he led a group of warriors in resisting federal efforts to forcibly remove the Navajo people to Bosque Redondo, New Mexico in 1864. After being relocated to Bosque Redondo, Manuelito was among the leaders who signed the 1868 treaty, ending a period of imprisonment in government internment camps and establishing a reservation for the Navajo.

    John Smith. Oldest living Indian, 131 years old

    Mary and Molly (or "Mollie") Bell were two young women from Pulaski County, Virginia[ who disguised themselves as men and fought in the Civil War for the Confederacy for two years.

    "I would like to quote a very prejudicial doctrine that was handed down by the Supreme Court in 1823. It said that the Indian Nations do not have title to their lands because they weren't Christians. That the first Christian Nations to discover an area of heathen lands has the absolute title. This doctrine should be withdrawn and renounced to establish a new basis for relationship between indigenous peoples and other peoples of the world." - Floyd Westerman (Lakota First Nation)

    Jack & Ina Polak sparked a love affair while in the same concentration camp, exchanging love letters over the course of being held captive. They married after being liberated, and have stayed together over 60 years.

    Big Mouth Spring, an Indian wearing a scalp on his jacket. It was made in 1910 by Edward S. Curtis. The photo documents this brave in a three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing right. He has long braids with one feather in his hair. He is wearing a beaded buckskin shirt, decorated scalp lock on right shoulder. He has a black silk neckerchief.

    Princess Angeline, daughter of Chief Seattle. Born 1820 in what is now Rainier Beach. After the 1855 treaty that kicked all Native Americans out of Seattle, Angeline remained in a small waterfront cabin on Western Avenue, near what is now the Pike Place Market, selling handwoven baskets at Ye Olde Curiosity Shop.

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    Geronimo. Born June, 1829. Member of the Bedonkohe Apache tribe in No-doyohn Canon, Arizona, near present day Clifton, Arizona. Was called Goyathlay (One Who Yawns.) In 1846, when he was seventeen, he was admitted to the Council of the Warriors, married a woman named Alope, and the couple had three children.

    Kaytennae (Warm Springs) with his wife, Gouyen (Mescalero), and their children - Apache - no date

    Sioux indian Black Hills

    Above we show a vital photo of a Wishham Child. It was made in 1910 by Edward S. Curtis. The illustration documents a Wishham Indian girl, three-quarter length, seated, wearing basket like hat, cotton plaid dress, shell beads decorated with silver dollars.

    Primitive Indian Dress

    Hattie Tom, a Chiricahua Apache...a famous photo (1899) in the Boston Public Library...What does that face bespeak?

    Unknown Indian

    Indian Proverb

    The Choctaw Codetalkers. WW2. Their work on the code breaking saved thousands of lives!