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Tayadaneega Mohawk Indian chief

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Tayadaneega Mohawk Indian chief.

Tayadaneega Mohawk Indian chief.

Joseph Tayadaneega (1743-1807) called the Brant, the Great Captain of the Six Nations. Thayendanegea, means “two sticks bound together”, denoting strength.
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A Shahaptian chief in ceremonial costume.

Traditional Sahaptin costume. Shahaptian chief ceremonial dress. Native American tribe clothing headdress

Shahaptian chief

A Shahaptian chief in ceremonial costume.

From the book: Living Races of Mankind. A popular illustrated account of the customs, habits, pursuits, feasts, and ceremonies of the races of mankind throughout the world by Henry Neville Hutchinson (1856-1927), John Walter Gregory and Richard Lydekke. Published by Hutchinson & Co. Paternoster Row, London 1902.

Apache medicine shirts. First Nations ceremonial clothing.

Apache medicine shirts. First Nations ceremonial clothing.

Annual Ethnology Report of the US Government. Printed New York: c.1897.
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