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    Stays High (the wife of Plain Feather) and their child - Crow - no date

    Feather Headdress circa 1925 from United States, North or South Dakota. Culture: Lakota (Teton Sioux). Credit Line: Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Cody, Wyoming, Catherine Bradford Collection, Gift of the Coe Foundation...part of the exhibition " The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky"

    The Feathers symbol of etheric Forces around the Head of this Indian

    Native American soldier with his eagle feather staff

    Native American Dancer, via Flickr.

    Mother and Child.

    Quassyah (aka Eagle Tail Feather) - Comanche – 1891

    WOW ... such a beautiful child

    Quanah Parker, Comanche Indian Chief, full-length portrait, standing, facing front, holding feathers, in front of tepee. It was taken in between 1909 and 1932.

    Sacred Feathers...Feathers in hair for Native Americans had a spiritual meaning. They were worn by Native American Chiefs to symbolize their communication with the Spirit, and to show off their divine wisdom. Feathers also represented the power of the thunder gods, along with the power of air and wind. Sometime feathers were representative of courage during a battle or a successful hunt.

    child

    Seven Arrows Ceremonial Smudge Feather.

    Mother and Child

    Cherokee mother and child - no date

    Cherokee mother and child - no date

    Native American Child

    Indian mother and child at train station.

    ben///giles on flickr

    Native American child

    Kweti (wife of James Hornbuckle) with child - Cherokee - 1888

    Inuit child, Alaska