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The Utes traditionally made cradleboards out of willow, but the reservation period began a trend of inserting boards into buckskin sacks, like the cradleboard holding Peearat’s baby in this 1899 photograph.  – Courtesy Library of Congress –

The Utes traditionally made cradleboards out of willow, but the reservation period began a trend of inserting boards into buckskin sacks, like the cradleboard holding Peearat’s baby in this 1899 photograph. – Courtesy Library of Congress –

On the reservation in Lame Deer, Montana, Julia Tuell photographed Northern Cheyenne girls

On the reservation in Lame Deer, Montana, Julia Tuell photographed Northern Cheyenne girls taking care of their deerskin dolls and arranging their small tipis in a circle just as their elders did in the big camp. – Courtesy Library of Congress –

Cheyenne-Maedchen

Cheyenne Girl Wearing Feather Head Dress You are viewing an unusual image of the Daughter Bad Horse. It was taken in 1905 by Edward S. The image shows a Cheyenne wearing a feather headdress.

Chief Ouray: (Arrow), 1833-1880. Ouray sought reconciliation between peoples, with the belief that war with the whites likely meant the demise of the Ute tribe, more militant Utes, considered him a coward and called him The White Man's Friend. Ouray died near Los Pinos Indian Agency in Colorado. His people secretly buried him near Ignacio, Colorado. Forty-five years later his bones were re-interred in a full ceremony led by Chief Buckskin Charley and Chief John McCook at the Ignacio…

Often told I look like a twin sister to Chipeta. wife of Chief Ouray. Chipeta was sister of Chief John McCook

Milwaukee Ojibwe woman and baby in dikinaagan, courtesy of the Wisconsin Historical Society

Hand-colored photograph depicting a Native American mother holding her child in a cradleboard. This image is part of an exhibit about Native Americans pre.

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