Shaman Fedor Poligus. Evenk, Eastern Siberia. 1907-1908

Native American prophecy:When the earth is ravaged and the animals are dying, a new tribe of people shall come unto the earth from many colors, classes, creeds, and who by their actions and deeds shall make the earth green again.

Wife of Geronimo & Two Children, 1880s, Native American Apache Indian

Wife of Geronimo & Two Children, Native American Apache Indian. It was the death of his fort wife that sent him on a revenge killing spree amongst the Mexicans. He hated them so much that he did not count their kills. She was a very beautiful woman ~j

Navajo woman and child, 1914

Simple descriptions and pictures of Native American cradleboards, papoose carriers, and other Indian baby-carrying technology.

Warriors earned a feather each time he did something the tribe felt was a brave act. Many times, the first feather earned by a warrior was given to him for being seen as an adult member of the tribe. However, the warrior was not just given the feather. The warrior had to prepare himself to receive such an honor and that often require days of fasting and meditation.

This picture is an Indian Chief wearing his traditional head dress. Head dresses in Red Indian cultures generally represented your status, so for example the Chief in the picture has the largest head dress because he has the highest status.

On this date in 1876, Zitkala Sa was born on the Yankton Indian Reservation in South Dakota. She would go on to write several books, including American Indian Stories, co-write the first Native American opera, and found the National Council of American Indians-Feb 23

On this date in Zitkala Sa was born on the Yankton Indian Reservation in South Dakota. She would go on to write several books, including American Indian Stories, co-write the first Native American opera, and found the National Council of American Indians

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