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Aveva 102 anni. Nel 2009 il presidente Barack Obama lo aveva insignito della Medaglia presidenziale della libertà, la più alta onorificenza militare americana, per i suoi raid dietro le linee nemiche in Europa durante la Seconda guerra mondiale

Aveva 102 anni. Nel 2009 il presidente Barack Obama lo aveva insignito della Medaglia presidenziale della libertà, la più alta onorificenza militare americana, per i suoi raid dietro le linee nemiche in Europa durante la Seconda guerra mondiale

Cecelia Fire Thunder, the first female president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, stands on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in an area of the Badlands outside of Kyle, South Dakota on Wednesday, July 19, 2006.

Cecelia Fire Thunder, the first female president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, stands on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in an area of the Badlands outside of Kyle, South Dakota on Wednesday, July

John F. Kennedy, a lost treasure as well as most of the Native Americans.

'You can't take a bad picture of the guy': Legendary photojournalist Art Shay's retrospective of classic American icons, including his favorite John F. Kennedy

This photo shows John F. Kennedy, U. president from and a Native American Chief. March 1963 President John F. Kennedy welcomed the National Congress of American Indians to the White House. This shows the relationship of these two cultures.

On July 4, 1872, Calvin Coolidge was born and would become the 30th president of the United States, when he got to put on an Indian headdress and pose for this picture. Actually in 1924, President Coolidge signed a bill granting Native Americans full citizenship in their native country. In the photo left, Coolidge was made a chief of the Sioux by Henry Standing Bear.

In President Coolidge signed a bill granting Native Americans full citizenship in their native country (ahem). In the photo left, Coolidge was made a chief of the Sioux by Henry Standing Bear.

American Flag and Eagle

America The Beautiful May she turn back to God. Wrong eagle but long may the American flag fly.

In 1913, the Sioux chief Hollow Horn Bear led a delegation of Indians to the inauguration of President Woodrow Wilson. He caught pneumonia during the visit and died.

1913 - Sioux chief Hollow Horn Bear led a delegation of Indians to the inauguration of President Woodrow Wilson. Unfortunately, he caught pneumonia during the visit and died.

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Native American Indian Pictures: Native American Photos of the Apache Indian Tribe

An Indian delegation in the White House Conservatory during the Civil War, with J.G. Nicolay, President Abraham Lincoln's secretary, standing in center back row and interpreter John Simpson Smith at back left, 1863

Fascinating photographs show fierce Cheyenne Indians who killed Custer

An Indian delegation in the White House Conservatory during the Civil War, with J. Nicolay, President Abraham Lincoln's secretary, standing in center back row and interpreter John Simpson Smith at back left, 1863

Big Eagle (Dakota: Waŋbdí Tháŋka, c. 1827-1906) was the leader of a band of Mdewakanton Dakota Sioux in Minnesota. In 1862, he and his band joined Taoyateduta and took part in a Sioux uprising. He eventually surrendered. Despite his death sentence, and his tribal importance, President Lincoln pardoned Big Eagle in November 1864 and he was ordered released on December 3rd.

Big Eagle (Dakota Waŋbdí Tháŋka, c. 1827 – was the leader of a band of Mdewakanton Dakota Sioux in Minnesota.

Charles Curtis 1860-1936 Charles Curtis (center) was born 25 January 1860 in Topeka to Native American mother from Kansas (Kaw tribe). He spent the first years of his life in an Indian reserve in Kansas. A lawyer practicing in Topeka, he began a political career in the colors of the Republicans and was elected seven times to the House of Representatives in the US Congress between 1893 and 1907.

Charles Curtis 1860-1936 Charles Curtis (center) was born 25 January 1860 in Topeka to Native American mother from Kansas (Kaw tribe). He spent the first years of his life in an Indian reserve in Kansas. A lawyer practicing in Topeka, he began a political career in the colors of the Republicans and was elected seven times to the House of Representatives in the US Congress between 1893 and 1907.

Monte Rushmore

Mount Rushmore National Memorial: One of the most recognized and controversial landmarks in the United States, Mt. Rushmore features the faces of Presidents Washington, Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Lincoln.

Chief Ouray and his wife Chipeta are pictured with Indian agent General Charles Adams. President Abraham Lincoln established the Uinta Valley Reservation for the Utah Indians in the Uintah Basin in Northeastern Utah in 1861. The original reservation boundary was described as "Peak to Peak to Peak," of the now Uintah Basin. Uintah County Library - Thorne Photographs

Chief Ouray and his wife Chipeta are pictured with Indian agent General Charles Adams.

Long Fox-To-Can-Has-Ka. Tachana,(Yankton Sioux Tribe of the South Dakota) a headman among the Upper Yanktonais  from the Milk River Agency. In 1872, delegations from Milk River and from Standing Rock (known as Grand River Agency at the time) traveled together to Washington D.C. to meet the President. http://www.american-tribes.com/Nakota/BIO/LongFox.htm

Long Fox-To-Can-Has-Ka. Tachana, Sioux, Record group: Record Group Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1793 - 1999 (ARC identifier: Series: Alexander Gardner Portraits of Tribal Delegations to the Federal Government, compiled 1872 - 1872

Meeting the President. Washington: President Kennedy met with representatives of 90 American Indian tribes at the White House today and was presented with the Declaration of Indian Purpose. During the ceremony, Kennedy described the American Indian as the "First Citizen" and said all Americans have a strong obligation to improve the living conditions of the Indians. (Left to right) Eleanor Red Fawn Smooth, Mohawk-Cherokee Tribe, Connecticut; Kennedy; and Calvin W. McGhee, Atmore, Louisiana.

20 Photographs of the late President John F. Kennedy in his office, and with the First Lady and the four children he left behind.

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