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The Sioux, or Dakota.  Originally 7 tribes of the Siouan linguistic family, they were woodland and prairie people who lived in Minnesota, in bark lodges, pursued slash-and-burn agriculture, fishing, and hunting. The Ojibwa, supplied with firearms by the French, exerted pressure on the Sioux, who began a westward movement and developed a strong horse-bison-tipi Great Plains nomadic culture. The Sioux gained a reputation for their stubborn resistance to the encroachment of whites on their…

Description of Title: Sioux chiefs. Date Created/Published: Summary: Photograph shows three Native Americans on horseback. Photograph by Edward S. Curtis, Curtis (Edward S.) Collection, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.

An impressive portrait of White Calf, 1872-1934, Blackfoot chief.  He is one of the most recognizable images of a Native American in the world as an impression of his portrait appears on the Buffalo nickel. The handwriting to the right of card is his own signature.

An impressive portrait of White Calf, Blackfoot Chief John Two Guns. He is one of the most recognizable images of a Native American as an impression of his portrait appears on the Buffalo nickel. The handwriting to the right of card is his own signature.

Many Native Americans welcomed African Americans into their villages. Even as slaves many African Americans became part of a family group, and many intermarried with Native Americans -  thus many later became classified as Black Indians

FAMILY Many Native Americans welcomed African Americans into their villages. Even as slaves many African Americans became part of a family group, and many intermarried with Native Americans - thus many later became classified as Black Indians