Category Archives: Dakota

Chief Big Head, Standing Rock, Dakota Territory

A G.W. Scott cabinet card photograph of Chief Big Head, a Sioux Indian, taken between 1880-1890 in North Dakota. In the records of Indian Chiefs and Visitors to the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, we find a listing for Big Headed, … Continue reading

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Indian Slavery in New York

University of the State of New York State Library Bulletin HISTORY No. 2 May 1899 COLONIAL RECORDS GENERAL ENTRIES V. I 1664-1665 http://www.archive.org/stream/supplementaryli00stagoog/supplementaryli00stagoog_djvu.txt INDIAN SLAVES Frequent reference is made in the colonial records and laws, not only of New York … Continue reading

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White Buffalo (Calf) Prophecy

White Buffalo Calf Woman, Original artwork above by Rogue Guirey Simpson, 1992, now available as greeting cards in Native shops. The white buffalo calf holds special significance to American Indians- especially the Oceti Sakowin (The People of the Seven Council Fires, also … Continue reading

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