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    American Holocaust - One Hundred Million Native Americans Killed.

    From: National Museum of the American Indian - Smithsonian Institution

    Sitting Bull Native American Indians

    The Five Civilized Tribes were the five Native American nations—the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, and Seminole—that were considered civilized by Anglo-European settlers during the colonial and early federal period because they adopted many of the colonists' customs and had generally good relations with their neighbors. Notice that they survived (longer) because they accepted European customs.

    Marie Bottineau Baldwin (1863-1952) was a Chippewa attorney. Marie was the first Native American student and first woman of color to graduate from the Washington College of Law. Today the Womens Law Association at her alma mater funds a scholarship in her name. Following law school, Marie worked for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and was treasurer the Society of American Indians.

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    Three Horses, Native American, photographed by Edward Curtis in 1905. Three Horses, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, wearing headdress.

    Sarah Winnemucca (1844 – 1891) was a prominent female Native American activist and educator, and an influential figure in the United States' nineteenth-century Indian policies. Winnemucca was notable for being the first Native American woman known to secure a copyright and to publish in the English language. Sarah was a person of two worlds. At the time of her birth her people had only very limited contact with Euro-Americans; however she spent much of her adult life in white society.......Why?

    Quanah Parker and his wife Tonasa, 1892. Quanah Parker (ca. 1845 or 1852-2/23/1911) was Comanche/Scots-Irish from the Comanche band Noconis ("wanderers" or "travelers"). He was the son of Comanche chief Peta Nocona & Cynthia Ann Parker, a European American, who had been kidnapped at the age of 9 and assimilated into the tribe. Quanah Parker led his people on the reservation, where he became a wealthy rancher & influential in Comanche and European American society.

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    A great portrait of Chief Iron Tail who was one of the most famous Native Americans of his day and a popular subject for professional photographers who circulated his image across the continents. Photograph c.1900.

    On this date in 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-Feb 23

    Map of Native American Tribes in the United States

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    A cute little Native American

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    The Art of the Native American Flute