CATLIN’S NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN PORTFOLIO. PLATE No. 1. GROUP OF NORTH AMERICAN INDIANS, FROM LIFE.
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The Medicine-men of the Apache. The spirit or ghost dance headdress of the Apache. Apache kan or gods (Drawn by Apache).
Battle between Assiniboine warriors and Blackfeet in front of Fort McKenzie on the Upper Missouri River, 1833.
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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.
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.
The Midewiwin is the society of the Mide or Shamans, popularly designated as the Grand Medicine Society. Its ritual, and the traditions of Indian genesis and cosmogony, constitute a powerful religion.
Iroquois. Assineboin. Crow. Pawnee Woman. Assineboin in gala dress. Dakotah or Sioux warrior. Dakotah or Sioux woman.
He was a daring warrior, and held a respectable standing in council, as a man of prudence and capacity.
Kishkalwa is nominally and legally the head chief of the Shawnee nation.
Among the Fox braves who appeared at Washington in 1837, was Kishkekosh, or The man with one leg.