A Zapotec woman of South Mexico. The Zapotecs are peoples of Mexico, and inhabiting the Mexican state of Oaxaca in southern Mexico. In pre-Hispanic times the Zapotec were carrier of an advanced… Read More
A Sarcee Tsuu T’ina indian woman in traditional dress. The Tsuu T’ina inhabited in the 18th and 19th century, the eastern foothills of the Rocky Mountains, the Plains in northeastern… Read More
American Natives of North America. 1. Iriquois. 2. Assineboin. 3. Crow. 4. Pawnee Woman. 5. Assineboin in gala dress. 6. Dakotah or Sioux warrior. 7. Dakotah or Sioux woman.
THE preceding engraving are taken from the original portraits, in the possession of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.
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… Read More
THE CHIPPEWAY WIDOW. Native American 1840
ESH-TA-HUM-LEAH or Sleepy Eyes. A Sioux chief. WE have but little to say of this individual, whose name, when translated, signifies Sleepy eyes, and is expressive of the character of… Read More
POWASHEEK. A Fox Chief THE word Powasheek, in the Musquakee language, signifies “To dash the water off.” The individual who bears this name is a celebrated brave of the Musquakee… Read More
KISHKALWA a Shawnee Chief. American native 1824. KISHKALWA is nominally and legally the head chief of the Shawnee nation, but is too far advanced in life to take any active… Read More