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    Princess White Deer Performed in the 1927 Ziegfeld 9 O’Clock Frolic. According to the theatre program, she also performed in the Ziegfeld Midnight Frolic of April 1921. Born Esther Louise Georgette Deer of Chief James Deer and Georgette Osborne Deer (Iroquois Tribe, Mohawk - Akwesasne people of the St. Lawrence Seaway region) in 1891. She is now called the first American Indian to gain fame as a dancer and vocalist.

    gertrude three finger

    Colorado | Chief Ouray and wife Chipeta (Ute)

    Indian Hat Craft by A Thinker's Toolbox. This is a educational and engaging craft that can be done with PreK, Kindergarten, or 1st Grade.

    Marlon Brando, The Godfather, 1972 (Refused his Oscar because of the mistreatment of American Indians, sent "Sacheen Littlefeather" in his place)

    Crazy Bull - Arapaho

    Norma Smallwood - Born Norma Des Cygne Smallwood, she was a full blood Cherokee Indian from Tulsa, Oklahoma. While as a student at Oklahoma State University, she entered the Miss America Pageant in 1926 and was crowned the first Native American to win the title. During the year of her reign, she had an acute business sense demanding a fee for appearances. She reportedly made over 100,000 dollars, more than either Babe Ruth or the President of the United States.

    This beautiful 1901 antique illustration depicts representative members of native American Indian Tribes from South America, Central America,

    In February 1876, Zitkala Sa was born on the Yankton Indian Reservation in South Dakota. She would go on to write several books, including American Indian Stories, co-write the first Native American opera, and found the National Council of American Indians.

    Kiowa 1898 -Portrait of Native American Mohawk Man

    American Indian bride, early 1900s

    1892 - Quanah Parker and his wife Tonasa. He was Comanche/Scots-Irish from the Comanche band Noconis, Comanche chief, leader in the Native American Church, and the last leader of the powerful Quahadi band before they surrendered their battle of the Great Plains and went to a reservation in Indian Territory. He was the son of Comanche chief Peta Nocona and Cynthia Ann Parker, a European American, who had been kidnapped at the age of nine and assimilated into the tribe.

    Native Americans Indians Chief Black Chicken, Lakota Sioux.

    American Indians

    Jay Silverheels (born Harold J. Smith; May 26, 1912 – March 5, 1980) was a Canadian Mohawk First Nations actor. He was well known for his role as Tonto, the faithful American Indian companion of the Lone Ranger in a long-running American television series.

    “Ojibwekwe” - 1901

    American Indian

    Native North American couple, Situwuka and Katkwachsnea 1912...Wow!