Elaine Miles - Nez Perce and a member of the Umatilla tribe. LOVED her in Northern Exposure.

Northern Exposure TV series - Elaine Miles - Nez Perce and a member of the Umatilla tribe. LOVED her in Northern Exposure.

[Plenty Wounds, American Indian]

American Indian Plenty Wounds, ca. Plenty was likely a member of of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show when his picture was taken by Gertrude Käsebier.

Wishham bride – Tlakluit – c1910 Photograph by Edward S. Curtis via The Library of Congress

This 1910 Edward S. Curtis photograph shows a Wishxam bride wearing a dentalium shell wedding headdress. Historically, the Wishxam (or Wishram) people lived on the north bank of the Columbia River near The Dalles, Oregon.

Hin-ma-toe Ya-lut-kiht (aka Thunder Rolling Over The Mountains, aka Chief Joseph, aka Joseph II) the son of Tu-eka-kas (aka Shooting Arrow, aka Joseph I) – Nez Perce – 1899

Although there are a number of photos of Chief Joseph posted in the thread Old Nez Perce photos, I think this remarkable leader deserves a thread of his own.

Postcard of Native American Indian Louise Plentyholes Oglala Sioux Pineridge Res

Postcard of Native American Indian Louise Plentyholes Oglala Sioux Pineridge Res

Native American Female Actress | Crystle Lighning- Actress ... | Famous Native American Women

Native American Female Actress | Crystle Lighning- Actress ... | Famous Native American Women

Native American

Red Wing, a Crow Indian Brave, photo taken in 1908 in Montana by Edward S. The photograph illustrates this Crow Brave with streaks of white paint on his cheeks and hair, and a beaded buckskin shirt trimmed with ermine tails or white rabbit fur.

Wolf Robe – Southern Cheyenne – 1898

Wolf Robe by F. Rinehart, 1898 ~ “Wolf Robe was a Southern Cheyenne chief and a holder of the Benjamin Harrison Peace

In the Shadows of Wounded Knee – National Geographic

In the Shadows of Wounded Knee - National Geographic

Aaron Huey's effort to photograph poverty in America led him to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, where the struggle of the native Lakota people -- appalling, and largely ignored -- compelled him to refocus.

Pine Ridge Pow Wow festival

Oglala Lakota Nation Pow-Wow, Pine Ridge, South Dakota - Definitely something I will NEVER forget experiencing. Once in a lifetime.

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