Historical Photos

Historical Photos

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More than 2,000 Edward Curtis native american photos archived online

While not always historically accurate, Edward Curtis’ large body of photos –more accurately called photogravures –offer a historic glimpse into the lives of more than 100 nartive american tribes at the turn of the 20th century. Now you can find more than 2,000 of them online and free to use in your classroom projects.

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Pictures of Manuelito, Navajo Chief

Manuelito (1818–1893) was one of the principal war chiefs of the Diné people before, during and after the Long Walk Period. His name means Little Manuel in Spanish. As any Navajo, he was known by different names depending upon context. … Continue reading

Sitting Bull Pictures

This collection of old Indian pictures are of Chief Sitting Bull (Tatanka Iyotanka), an important historical leader of the Hunkpapa band of Lakota Sioux Indians. Sitting Bull pictures Sitting Bull ( Tatanka Iyotanka ) ( Tribe : Hunkpapa ( Lakota/Sioux)Sitting … Continue reading