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"Navajo Boy" Photo taken by Carl Moon circa Mr. Moon captured many Native Americans on film while traveling through Arizona.

Graham Greene- actor- Dances with Wolves - Love Graham! He has a great sence of pride and humor. He is very friendy and  wiling to share stories of native Americans.

Graham Greene was born in 1953 on the Six Nations Reserve, Ontario, Canada. He acted as Kicking Bird in "Dances with Wolves". one of my favorite actors in one of my favorite movies.A full-blooded Oneida.

Native American - Curtis by monazimba, via Flickr

Bird was supposed to have been Native American. thought he was Crow, but , said she thought he was Apache.haven't found him on any Indian Rolls, so have yet to prove it.p Strong Native American Man ;

Unscrupulous profiteers were never shy about trying to benefit from something Native Americans possessed. When petroleum was discovered in Oklahoma (see last post), the lands occupied by the Five Civilized Tribes became a magnet for exploitation.

FAMILY Many Native Americans welcomed African Americans into their villages. Even as slaves many African Americans became part of a family group, and many intermarried with Native Americans - thus many later became classified as Black Indians

Focus: A young Yakima man stares straight into the camera wearing shell disk earrings, ca. 1910

Stunning pictures document the life of Native American Indians before the influence of Western settlers

Chief Washakie Chief Washakie was born to a Flathead (Salish) father and and Lemhi Shoshone mother.His prowess in battle, his efforts for peace, and his commitment to his people's welfare made him one of the most respected leaders in Native American history. Upon his death in 1900, he became the only known Native American to be given a full military funeral.

Chief Washakie was born to a Flathead (Salish) father and and Lemhi Shoshone mother.His prowess in battle, his efforts for peace, and his commitment to his people's welfare made him one of the most respected leaders in Native American history.

Native American Girls.

Bull Shoes Children, two small indian girls. 1910 by Edward S. Curtis loose hair, one wearing buckskin dress decorated with elks' teeth, one wearing beaded cloth dress.

Hin-ma-toe Ya-lut-kiht (aka Thunder Rolling Over The Mountains, aka Chief Joseph, aka Joseph II) the son of Tu-eka-kas (aka Shooting Arrow, aka Joseph I) – Nez Perce – 1903

Hin-ma-toe Ya-lut-kiht (aka Thunder Rolling Over The Mountains, aka Chief Joseph, aka Joseph II) the son of Tu-eka-kas (aka Shooting Arrow, aka Joseph I) – Nez Perce – 1903

Acoma Brave Pueblo Indian    "I add my breath to your breath that we shall be as one people." --Pueblo proverb    Acoma Pueblo people are believed to have descended from the Anasazi, Mogollon, and other ancient peoples.

Here for your browsing pleasure is a grand photo of an Acoma Man. It was made in 1905 by Edward S. The photo documents the Acoma Brave in a head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front.

Norma Smallwood Bruce (1908-1966) was a full blood Cherokee Indian from Tulsa, Oklahoma. While a student at Oklahoma State University, she entered the Miss America Pageant in 1926 & was crowned the first Native American to win the title. During the year of her reign, she demanded a fee for appearances, driven by her acute business sense  She reportedly made over $100,000, more than either Babe Ruth or the US President. She later married George H. Bruce, President of the Aladdin Petroleum…

Norma Smallwood Bruce was a full blood Cherokee Indian from Tulsa, Oklahoma. While a student at Oklahoma State University, she entered the Miss America Pageant in 1926 & was crowned the first Native American to win the title.

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Perusual lately Photograph was Created by Edward S. Curtis~ Portrait Illustrates "Medicine Crow" A 1908 Crow Indian in Montana. Wearing a hawk hide headdress, two earrings in his right ear, disc ornaments, shell beads, and a beaded scalp shirt.

Sitting Bull

Sitting Bull (Tatanka lyotanka) historical leader of the Hunkpapa band of Lakota Sioux Indians. There won't be anything here for our children unless you wake up AMERICA! Muslims are taking over this country.

Tribal elder-  Umatilla Reservation in northeast Oregon.

beautiful Native American woman Cecilia Bearchum, a tribal elder of the Umatilla Indian Reservation in northeastern Oregon.