Plains indians

Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of Plains Indians and discover their traditions, art, and history. Learn about their unique way of life and gain a deeper understanding of this vibrant Native American culture.
Native American Beadwork, Native American Indians, Indiana, American Crafts, Native Americans, Native American Artifacts, Plains Indians, Native American Crafts, American Indians

Show includes a pony beaded Blackfeet dress circa 1840, an Athapascan tunic, leggings, gloves, circa 1880, a Lakota shirt circa 1890, an Apache shirt de-accessioned from the Denver Art Museum, a Lakota boy's shirt circa 1890, as well as a collection of Ce

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Brian Brodie

Close-up of painting at center of leather “Robe with Mythic Bird”, 1700-1740. From the Illinois Confederacy. On loan from Musée du quai Branly in Paris Installation view of “The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky” March 9 - May 10, 2015 Metropolitan Museum of Art New York, New York

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Pan Ronner
Fascinating Before and After Portraits of American Indian Students at the Carlisle Indian School From the Late 19th Century ~ vintage everyday Leon, India, Fotos, Historia, Sierra Leone, American, America, Native American Photos, First Nations

The Carlisle Indian School was founded in 1879 by Colonel Richard Henry Pratt under authority of the US federal government. While he championed racial equality (something he set out to showcase at the school), his idea of equality was a peculiarly 19th Century one. He aimed to prove that American Indians were the equals of whites by making them as white as possible. His slogan at Carlisle was "Kill the Indian, Save the Man." Students were forbidden from speaking their own languages. Their…

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Lawrence Perkins
STANDING TALL: 1800s Native Americans Were Tallest in the World Equestrian, White Man, Tall, Tall People, Standing, Joseph Prince, Indians, American, New World

Recently discovered data has revealed a surprising fact: Native Americans, especially equestrian Plains tribes, were the tallest people in the world! North American Indians may not have lived rich lives monetarily in the 1800s, but they were far richer than most Europeans and white Americans in terms of healthy lifestyles, exercise and nutrition.That robustness translated into their height.How do we know this? Modern-day anthropologists Richard Steckel of Ohio State and Joseph Prince of the…

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Karen Beaumont