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Nez Perce Warrior - taken in 1910 by Edward S. Curtis.

There is an ancient Indian saying~ Something lives only as long as the last person who remembers it. My people have come to trust memory over history. Memory, like fire, is radiant & immutable while history serves only those who seek to control it, those who douse the flame of memory in order to put out the dangerous fire of truth. Beware these men for they are dangerous & unwise. Their false history is written in the blood of those who might remember & seek the truth.~Floyd 'Red Crow'…

You are looking at a beautiful picture of Black Eagle, Nez Perce. It was created in 1905 by Edward S. Curtis. Contact curator@old-picture.com.

Sitting Bull (1831 – 1890) ~ "a Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux holy man who led his people as a tribal chief during years of resistance to United States government policies. Born near the Grand River in Dakota Territory, he was killed by Indian agency police on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation during an attempt to arrest him and prevent him from supporting the Ghost Dance movement."

You are looking at an intriguing picture entitled "Navaho Smile". It was taken in 1904 by Edward S. Curtis. The picture presents a Navaho woman sitting outside her doorway, with her right hand on her cheek, with a beautiful smile. One must wonder about the kind thoughts that are leading to such a cheerful face. We have created this collection of pictures primarily to serve as an easy to access educational tool. Contact curator@old-picture.com. Image ID# 04CC43C8

Raven Blanket. It was made in 1910 by Edward S. Curtis.

Cherokee Nanyehi. One of the most important Women in American History

You are looking at a beautiful picture of Alchise the Apache Indian. It was created in 1906 by Edward S. Curtis. The picture presents Alchise would have been part of one of the last generations of wild Indians. We have created this collection of illustrations primarily to serve as a valuable educational tool. Contact curator@old-picture.com.