LAP-PA-WIN-SOE. A DELAWARE CHIEF

LAPPAWINSOE. A DELAWARE CHIEF THE preceding engraving are taken from the original portraits, in the possession of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. They were presented to that body by Granville Penn, Esq., of Stoke Park, England, a worthy descendant of the illustrious founder of the state … Continue reading

KEE-SHES-WA, A FOX CHIEF. ca. 1838

KEESHESWA. A FOX CHIEF. Medicine man. THE medicine men were formerly held in high repute among the Indians; but in some of the tribes the faith in them has lately been much shaken. Imposture, however ingenious, exercises over the human mind a precarious sway, which is constantly liable to … Continue reading