I am poor and naked, but I am the chief of the nation.
We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right.
Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world.
We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
|Chief Iron Tail, 1898,|
photo by Gertrude Kasebier, U.S. Library of Congress
|Indian Head Nickel, 1913|
|Chief Iron Tail in Long Bonnet|
|1830 Map of Georgia with detail showing the Cherokee territory|
by Anthony Finley Co. of Philadelphia
The Three Cherokees came over from the head of the River Savanna to London in 1762.
From l to r: Outacite (Man-killer), Austenaco (Judd's friend), and Uschesees ye Great Hunter (Cunne Shote?)
|Wallowa Lake and Wallowa Mountains in Oregon, USA.|
|Ponemah, Roland W. Reed, 1908|
|Papoose Pack-a-Back, Roland W. Reed, 1908|
A 1908 Roland Reed photo of an Ojibwe woman tapping for maple syrup
|Chief's Daughters, Roland W. Reed, 1908|
|Everywind, Roland W. Reed, 1907|
|Chasi, a Warm Springs Apache musician playing the Apache fiddle, 1886.|
Photo by A. Frank Randall
|Apache Bull Roarer (tzi-ditindi, "sounding wood")|
J.W. Powell, Director - Ninth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1887-'88. Washington, D.C. 1892
|Peyote Drummer by Edward S Curtis 1927|
|Native American Indian with Headdress and Drum; image shows Native American Indian dressed in traditional costume and playing drum. SOURCE Calisphere|
|Thurlow Lieurance with three Native American Indians, one of whom plays a courting flute|
Dayton C. Miller Photograph Collection
Library of Congress, Music Division, Washington
Provenance: Thurlow Lieurance, Lincoln, Nebraska, 29 May 1922.
|Images part of the Canadian Copyright Collection held by the British Library, and digitised as part of the "Picturing Canada" project.|
|A. W. Gelston - This image is part of the Canadian Copyright Collection held by the British Library, and has been digitised as part of the "Picturing Canada" project. 1913.|
Cherokee dance, 1897,
associated with the native game of stickball, in North Carolina.
Photograph by James Mooney.
|Cherokee boy and girl in costume on reservation, North Carolina. |
Photographed by John K. Hillers, Jr., June 1939.
|“Group of Zuni Indian “Braves,” at their Pueblo, New Mexico.”Expedition of 1873|
Geographical Explorations and Surveys West of the 100th Meridian.
T.H. O’Sullivan, Photographer.
|Two Zuni Indian Girls. |
1903 photograph by Edward S. Curtis
|A Zuni pueblo: "A corner of Zuni", photograph by Edward S. Curtis.|