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This flag was carried by Colonel Stand Watie’s Cherokee Mounted Rifles; the body of the flag is the First National pattern flag of the Confederate States; the canton is blue with eleven white stars in a circle, surrounding five red stars representing the Five Civilized Tribes (Cherokee, Creek, Choctaw, Chickasaw and Seminole); the large red star in the center represents the Cherokee Nation. “Cherokee Braves” is lettered in red in the center of the white stripe. From the Trans Mississippi…

Collage by Christer Themptander ( art / 60's / american flag / native american / revolution )

Ira Hayes (Chief Falling Cloud), Pima Native American Hero who helped raise the American flag at Iwo Jima - Arlington National Cemetery. Photo by Tony Fischer

yellena james - patterns---OOO I love these!!