The Dakota or Dakhóta (often Santee or Eastern Dakota) are the eastern dialect and tribal group of the Sioux from the Sioux language family.
The Mandan are a small, originally semi-nomadic Indian people of North America from the Sioux language family who lived along the Missouri River.
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… Read More
The original inhabitants of Tierra del Fuego, the Yamana or Yaghan, Haush, Selk’nam and Kawesqar people, almost completely exterminated by white settlers during the colonization.
Apache medicine shirts. The medicine-men of the Apache by John Gregory Bourke. Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology.
Zuñi Prey god fetiches. The drying of he world. Second Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1880-1881, Read more: History of the… Read More
Apache Ghost dance. Ceremonial head gear. Annual Ethnology Report of the US Government. Lithographed by Sackett & Wilhelms. Printed in New York: c.1897. Read more: History of the Indian Tribes… Read More
The fingers were those of famous enemies, noted for their superior courage and bravery, whom the Cheyennes had killed in battle during their various wars.
ZUÑI MASKS AND KŌ-YĒ-MĒ-SHI. GROUP OF SÄ-LÄ-MŌ-BĪ-YA MASKS. 1. KŌ-YĒ-MĒ-SHI – 2. PA-OO-TI-WA – 3. SAI-A-HLI-A. Ceremonial masks for rain and corn dance of Zuni Indians of North America Southwest. Read more: INVOLUNTARY INITIATION INTO… Read More
Scalp Shirt of the Chief of the Lakota Oglala-Sioux. It had (perhaps) once belonged to the great chief of the Sioux, Crazy Horse, or had at least been worn by him.