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

The white buffalo calf holds special significance to American Indians- especially the Oceti Sakowin (The People of the Seven Council Fires, also known as the Lakota, Dakota and Nakota, or  the ‘Sioux’).  As it is a crucial part of the teachings and … Continue reading

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