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pogphotoarchives: “ “No Tongue”, Jicarilla Apache man Photographer: T. Harmon Parkhurst Date: 1925 - Negative Number 002202 ”

This is the same breed, still called American Indian Dogs that we have all seen described by our First Peoples, from thousands of years ago. Lewis and Clark wrote about them, extensively, in their travels across the American continent.

Portraits of tribal chiefs and hunters from Alberta's First Nations

These elaborate teepees stood out against the rolling landscape in the Assiniboine camp, one of the many areas Pollard captured

Gerry Hunter, a native of Lac-Simon indian Reservation and wearing Algonquin traditional dresses and paint, takes part into the dance contest of Wendake Pow-Wow July 31, 2010.

The American Indian Holocaust, known as the “500 year war” and the “World’s Longest Holocaust In The History Of Mankind And Loss Of Human Lives.”   Genocide and Denying It: Why We Are Not Taught that the Natives of the United States and Canada were Exterminated Death Toll: 95,000,000 to 114,000,000 Columbus murdered over a million Native Americans.

Young Curly or Curley (Ashishishe) (c1856-1923). Crow Indian (Montana). Active Crow warrior against Sioux enemies. Scout for the U.S. Army. Survivor in the Battle of Little Big Horn June 1876. First to report U.S. defeat. Highly sought after media figure. Married 2 times. 1 daughter. Farmer-breeder. Crow Police. Died of pneumonia in 1923.

The 3rd largest city in the USA was founded by a Black man. Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable was first settler in Chicago, arriving from Europe in 1770s. He married a Native Potawatomi Indian woman (Kittahawa) & founded first trading post in area. The Town of Chicago was organized with a population of 350, August 1833. Born in Saint-Marc, Saint-Domingue (now Haiti), he built the first permanent settlement at the mouth of the river just east of present Michigan Avenue Bridge on the north bank.

Tearful Barack Obama and Michelle attend emotional Hawaiian memorial service for 'fearless and noble' Senator Inouye - who inspired the President as a boy

Mourning Dove was the pen name of Christine Quintasket, an Interior Salish woman who collected tribal stories among Northern Plateau peoples in the early twentieth century. She described centuries-old traditions with the authority of first-hand knowledge & wrote a novel based on her experiences. Like her contemporary Zora Neale Hurston, Mourning Dove’s reputation as a female ethnographer & writer has grown steadily. Her novel, Cogewea, is the 1st known published novel by a Native American…