There are 7 clans of the Cherokee Indian. It is important to know this because they are not allowed to marry inside their clan. The women are the head of household in the Cherokee so membership is attained through the mother.
A Pawnee young couple and child pose for a photo. The design on the cradleboard is unique to the Pawnee and relates to the myth of the morning star.
Native American Photographs
[table striped="true" responsive="true"] Peaches (Tsoe), a White Mountain Apache scout;
Chief Hector of the Assiniboine Nation. No date for this photo by Edward S. (The North American Indian;
From Sally Ann Humphries
Chief White Bull of the Sioux Tribe was born in A cousin of Sitting Bull, he is thought to have killed General Custer.
“Antelope” (under-chief, Fort Berthold, Badger called them PORCUPINE AND ANTELOPE, underchiefs of Gros Ventres, Fort Berthold……Red Bear identified as Fine Porcupine and Plenty Antelope – Gros Ventre.
" Visiting squaws at Mrs. A's home in hostile camp Oglala women and children seated inside an uncovered tipi frame in an encampment--most are looking away from the camera--probably on or near Pine Ridge Reservation.
Blackfeet (Pikuni) man - no date
"Ih Tedda", Geronimo's Mescalero wife with their 2 young children
Reproduction with Oil painting effect of painting made by Bodmer Karl - Mato Tope Mandan Chief 1833