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
Mohongo, an Osage Woman with her child. Native American. OF the early life of this female we know nothing; and, perhaps, little could be gathered that would be worthy of… Read More
Keokuk chief of the Sac and Fox, 1832. Chief Keokuk (Kiyo`kaga c 1780-1848), a chief of the Sauk or Sac tribe. As chief of the Sauk and Fox, he was one of… Read More
Osceola – A Seminole Leader. Native American 1826. Portrait by Thomas Loraine McKenney and James Hall 1826. Paintings by Charles Bird King.