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The Iroquois women had something over on us. Instead of our suburban nuclear family huts, all isolated from one another, and the inhabitants inside all quietly, or not so quietly going mad--the Iroquois women lived in communal female groups. At odds with what the bearded white 19th-century anthropologists believed, that Native American women were beaten and downtrodden by their men--the Iroquois ladies OWNED the longhouses. OWNED. They shared work and food production and child care duties.

The Iroquois women had something over on us. Instead of our suburban nuclear family huts, all isolated from one another, and the inhabitants inside all quietly, or not so quietly going mad--the Iroquois women lived in communal female groups. At odds with what the bearded white 19th-century anthropologists believed, that Native American women were beaten and downtrodden by their men--the Iroquois ladies OWNED the longhouses. OWNED. They shared work and food production and child care duties.

Spotted Tail was taunted by Crow Dog, "you are chief not by the will of the tribe, but by the white soldiers. I've got a bullet for you if you disgrace your position." Crazy Horse went to Spotted Tail and rebuked him for signing away their freedom. He then came under suspicion for conspiring in the death of Crazy Horse. Spotted Tail made off with another man's wife. This sealed his fate. On the eve of a trip to Washington, Crow Dog kept his promise. He shot him. Even so, he was a great…

Spotted Tail was taunted by Crow Dog, "you are chief not by the will of the tribe, but by the white soldiers. I've got a bullet for you if you disgrace your position." Crazy Horse went to Spotted Tail and rebuked him for signing away their freedom. He then came under suspicion for conspiring in the death of Crazy Horse. Spotted Tail made off with another man's wife. This sealed his fate. On the eve of a trip to Washington, Crow Dog kept his promise. He shot him. Even so, he was a great…

Chief Red Horse, Lakota Sioux, a participant of the Battle of Little Bighorn, is known for documenting the battle with 41 ledger drawings.:

Chief Red Horse, Lakota Sioux, a participant of the Battle of Little Bighorn, is known for documenting the battle with 41 ledger drawings.:

Sarcee Mom and Child, c.1900. Need to use this along with pic of mom and kids Dust Bowl image. Great lesson idea somewhere in there.

Sarcee Mom and Child, c.1900. Need to use this along with pic of mom and kids Dust Bowl image. Great lesson idea somewhere in there.

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