Gazie (wife of Chihuahua) and her children - Apache - 1886

Wife of Geronimo & Two Children, Native American Apache Indian. It was the death of his fort wife that sent him on a revenge killing spree amongst the Mexicans. He hated them so much that he did not count their kills. She was a very beautiful woman ~j

Kicking Bear. Oglala Sioux

Kicking Bear, Oglala Sioux medicine man, sub-chief among the Minneconjou Sioux during the Sioux Wars First cousin and close friend of Chief Crazy Horse.

Happy --  rare for this time period.

Doing some RA stuff and came across this cutie. “O-o-be (Kiowa) wearing a three-hide dress decorated with elk teeth, Fort Sill, Oklahoma.

As a youth of fifteen, Medicine Crow went on his first war party. In the next nineteen years, he led a vigorous and often dangerous life of a Plains Indian warrior. For twelve of those years he was a war chief noted for his agility in hand-to-hand combat, courage, and dependability in bringing his men back home not only safely but victorious.  Crow Indian

Medicine Crow As a youth of fifteen, Medicine Crow went on his first war party. In the next nineteen years, he led a vigorous and often dangerous life of a Plains Indian warrior. For twelve of those years he was a war chief.

Beautiful Young Native American Couple

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Daughter of Geronimo c.1900. - Lena Geronimo was born in 1886 in Fort Marion, St. Augustine, FL, while her father was a prisoner there. The medical staff gave her the name Marion, after the fort, but she took the name Lenna upon returning to the Southwest. Lenna Geronimo, the daughter of Geronimo and wife Ih-tedda, a Mescalero Apache, was the full sister of Robert Geronimo, Geronimo's only living son. Lenna was Bedonkohe-Mescalero.

Geronimo’s daughter, Lenna ca. 1900 was Bedonkohe-Mescalero and born 1886 at Fort Marion in St. while her father was a prisoner there. The medical staff named her Marion (after the fort) but she took the name Lenna.

Unscrupulous profiteers were never shy about trying to benefit from something Native Americans possessed. When petroleum was discovered in Oklahoma (see last post), the lands occupied by the Five Civilized Tribes became a magnet for exploitation.

FAMILY Many Native Americans welcomed African Americans into their villages. Even as slaves many African Americans became part of a family group, and many intermarried with Native Americans - thus many later became classified as Black Indians

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vintage everyday: Native American Kids – 31 Rare Lakota girls, ca. Vintage Photos of Indian Children in the late Century PUBLIC DOMAIN

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