American Colonial style 18th century.
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
KISH-KE-KOSH a Fox Brave AMONG the Fox braves who appeared at Washington in 1837, on the occasion to which we have already alluded, was Kishkekosh, or The man with one… Read More
Yoholo Micco, A Creek chief. Indian Tribes of North America. Indian leader of Eufaula Town.
SHARITARISH a Pawnee Chief. American native. THE Pawnee nation is divided into several parts, the original or main body of which are called Grand Pawnees, while the bands which have… Read More