Apache, 1906. Photogravure. Curtis Caption: "This picture might be titled "Life Primeval." It is the Apache as we would mentally picture him in the time of the Stone Age. It was made at a spot on Black river, Arizona, where the dark, still pool breaks into the laugh of a rapids."
Chief Dan George, 7/24/1899 - 8/23/1981, was a chief of the Tsleil-Waufuth Nation located on Burrard Inlet in North Vancouver B.C. Canada. He was also an author, poet and an Academy Award nominated actor. In 1960 at the age of 60 he landed his first acting job. At 71, he won several awards for his role in "Little Big Man" and them acted in many other films like "The Outlaw Josey Wales".
Salish chief wore a headdress of highly prized golden eagle feathers, which signify that he was oiutstanding in battle. A complete tail of twelve eagle feathers could be traded for a pony - Native American
Tristan Sage Man, a "pure blood" Cheyenne Native American man. Worked as a police officer off the reservation for some time before returning as a detective. Married a Czech woman named Ivanka Zahradka after helping her to learn English during his time as an officer.