American Colonial style 18th century.
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THE preceding engraving are taken from the original portraits, in the possession of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.
Keesheswa is a medicine man of note in the Meskwaki tribe, and, so far as we can judge from appearances, is a devout believer in his science.
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A Chippeway widow, on the death of her husband, selects from his scanty wardrobe, a complete suit of his best clothes.
He was a daring warrior, and held a respectable standing in council, as a man of prudence and capacity.
Among the Fox braves who appeared at Washington in 1837, was Kishkekosh, or The man with one leg.
As chief of the Sauk and Fox, he was one of the most important chiefs in his time.
Sioux Black Eagle. He is wearing an eagle feather bonnet.
The Hunkpapa or Húŋkpapȟa (formerly often rendered as Honkpapa) are a North American Indian tribe and belong to the Lakota of the Sioux language family.