A Native American Princess.... Ho Chuck Nation Pow Wow, Black River Falls, Wisconsin.

Groups of Native American dancers at a Ho Chuck Nation Pow Wow in Black River Falls, Wisconsin. The photos were actually taken at three different Pow Wows over a three year period.

CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL in progress. The 563-foot-high mountain carving-in-the-round will dominate the horizon. A poem by Korczak will be carved on the mountain in letters three feet tall. The 350-foot diameter, hogan-style Indian Museum of North America will be across the reflecting pool from the mountain.The American Indian University & Medical Training Center will rise on either side of the Avenue of the Chiefs. The avenue will be lined with sculptural portraits of famous Native Americans.

CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL in progress. The mountain carving-in-the-round will dominate the horizon. A poem by Korczak will be carved on the mountain in letters three feet tall. This is still in progress. Worth a visit if you are in South Dakota.

Norma Smallwood Bruce (1908-1966) was a full blood Cherokee Indian from Tulsa, Oklahoma. While a student at Oklahoma State University, she entered the Miss America Pageant in 1926 & was crowned the first Native American to win the title. During the year of her reign, she demanded a fee for appearances, driven by her acute business sense  She reportedly made over $100,000, more than either Babe Ruth or the US President. She later married George H. Bruce, President of the Aladdin Petroleum…

Norma Smallwood Bruce was a full blood Cherokee Indian from Tulsa, Oklahoma. While a student at Oklahoma State University, she entered the Miss America Pageant in 1926 & was crowned the first Native American to win the title.

Muscogee daughter : my sojourn to the Miss America Pageant (ebook)

Muscogee Daughter: My Sojourn to the Miss America Pageant- Susan Supernaw

vintage everyday: Portraits of Native People from North America in Old Pictures

In honor of the indigenous people of North America who have influenced our indigenous medicine and spirituality by virtue of their being a member of a tribe from the Western Region through the Plains including the beginning of time until tomorrow

facts

The "Trail of Tears" was a Indian Removal Policy, signed by President Andrew Jackson. They forced about twenty Native American tribes out of "American" territory.

Peace on the reservation, love the little dog :)

A 1908 photo by Edward S.The photograph illustrates Four Atsina women and a dog, their backs to camera, sitting some distance from tipis and others. They appear to be discussing camp affairs.

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