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    Michael Spears - Into the West - He is a member of the Lakota Sioux Lower Brule Tribe of South Dakota.

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    A Pomo uses a tool called a seed beater to knock seeds off plants and into a large-mouthed burden basket. - Edward S. Curtis Collection

    Hunts to Die, Apsaroke, 1908

    Old Nana, c.1800-1896 - The famous Apache Chief, who in 1880, at over age 70, was fighting and leading Geronimo and Naiche in battles. He was a nephew of Delgadito, and married a sister of Geronimo. Nana was often with Victorio in his many battles. He fought as a warrior well into his 80s. - www.aaanativearts... --- Close up of photo by Reed & Wallace, 1889.

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    Chipita Ouray (or White Singing Bird) 1882

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    A man or woman with many children has many homes. - Lakota Sioux

    Chief Washakie, c.1804-1900, a chief of the Eastern Shoshone Indians of Wyoming, was noted for his exploits in fighting and also for his friendship with the white pioneers. When wagon trains were passing through Shoshone country in the 1850s, Washakie and his people aided the overland travelers in fording streams and recovering strayed cattle. He was also a scout for the U.S. Army. Photographed 1884. - "I say again, the government does not keep its word!" Chief Washakie.

    Taken between 1875 and 1880 by Charles Savage, evidence suggests that this image may be of Northwestern Shoshone chief Sagwitch (1822-1887) and his last wife, Beawoachee. Sagwitch was a survivor of the 1863 Bear River Massacre near Preston, Idaho. Three of his sons also survived, including a two-year-old shot seven times.

    Family encamped near the head of Medicine Lodge Creek in Idaho; husband, wife, and five children sit under a partially covered tipi. Culture/People: Sheep Eater Shoshone Date created: June 11, 1871 Photographer: attributed to William Henry Jackson, Non-Indian, 1843-1942

    Peo-peo-ta-lakt (aka Pio-Pio-Ta'likt, aka Bird Alighting) - Nez Perce - 1898

    White Bird - Nez Perce - no date


    Mother Holds Baby in Arms. Native American mother dressed in traditional regalia holds her baby, (Shoshone-Bannock). Fort Hall, Idaho, USA. Marilyn Angel Wynn photography

    Charlie Wilson - Nez Perce - no date

    Nez Perce man – 1894

    A Young Nez Perce

    Peo-peo-ta-lakt – Nez Perce – 1902

    Peotsenmy and children - Nez Perce - 1901

    American Indians : A Typical Nez Perce

    Native American Powwow Tradition | “I am Niimiipuu, the people also known as Nez Perce,” says Angel McFarland-Sobotta. Photo by Ben Marra

    Many places have been named for Chief Joseph, including Chief Joseph Dam on the Columbia River, Chief Joseph Pass in Montana, and at least three schools in the Northwest.