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“Every Wind”, c. 1910. She is an Ojibwe (aka Ojibwe, aka Ojibway, aka Chippewa, aka Annishinabe), a peoples based in much of Canada and the US, including Minnesota, Michigan and Wisconsin. (soul radiance)

Slow Bull Praying to the Great Spirit. It was created in 1907 by Edward S. Curtis. The photograph presents Slow Bull, holding pipe with mouthpiece pointing skyward, buffalo skull at his feet.

David Humphreys Miller sketching "One Bull" Sitting Bull's Adoptive Son. Sitting Bull adopted "One Bull at the Age of Three after one of his son's died"

Chief White Bull: 1849 – 1947. He was the nephew of Sitting Bull and participated in the Battle of the Little Big Horn. Some believe he killed Custer. Prior to becoming a combatant against Custer, White Bull was already an accomplished fighter. He had taken part in at least 20 battles, against the US Army and other tribes. White Bull was shot on two occasions, in addition to other injuries received in battle, he also underwent the torturous Sun Dance more than once.

Wa-Kee (aka Rebecca Tickaneesky, aka Rebecca Smith Neugin)--Cherokee--At the time of her death in 1932, she was the last remaining survivor of the Trail of Tears.

Chief Flying Horse, the older brother of the minor Sitting Bull charged into Captain Henry Jackson's men, knowing full well he would be killed but his actions permitted enough time for women and children to get further away.

Photograph: Orlando Scott Goff, “Sitting Bull,” 1881 “When the Lakota leader Sitting Bull was asked by a white reporter why his people loved and respected him, Sitting Bull replied by asking if it was not true that among white people a man is respected because he has many horses, many houses? When the reporter replied that was indeed true, Sitting Bull then said that his people respected him because he kept nothing for himself.” –Joseph Bruchac: “Sacred Giving; Sacred Receiving,”…

OLD BUFFALO HUNTER The story lines on this portrait depict the weathered life and times of an old buffalo hunter. Lame Bull as he looked in the 1940's. Lame Bull was of the Blackfoot Band who roamed the plains of Alberta Canada.

John "Laughing Wolfe" Moore, son of John "Red Bird" Moore. He is an enrolled Cherokee that happens to visit and dance at the Nanticoke Powwow in Oak Orchard, Delaware every year.