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 Native Americans in the Home Page Image


From left to right:

1. Fool Bull (Tatanka Witko) [RG2969.PH000001-000027], a medicine man for the Brule Sioux. This image was taken at the Rosebud Reservation where Fool Bull lived in the Agency District, ca. 1900 by photographer John Anderson.

2. Hollow Horn Bear (Mato He Oklogeca) [RG2969.PH000001-000013], A chief among the Brule Sioux tribe. Also taken at the Rosebud Reservation by John Anderson, ca. 1900. His image was used on a 14 cent US postage stamp and on the old $5 currency bill.

3. Pawnee Killer [RG2955.PH000027]: a war leader for the Oglala Sioux. This photo was taken by D.S. Mitchell in about 1877 is part of our John Gregory Bourke Collection. It is part of a series of stereographs published by Mitchell, McGowen & Company (Omaha, NE) in the late 1870s.

4. Little Wolf (Ó'kôhómôxháahketa)[RG2955.PH000026]: A Northern Cheyenne Chief. This photo was also taken by D.S. Mitchell in about 1877 and is part of our John Gregory Bourke Collection. It is part of a series of stereographs published by Mitchell, McGowen & Company (Omaha, NE) in the late 1870s.

Photos 1 & 2 are part of the John Anderson Collection. Photos 3 & 4 are from the Bouke Collection. All four images are searchable in PastPerfect online: http://pastperfect.nebraskahistory.org/unicgi/mwebuni.exe?request=ks. Let me know if you have any questions.

Karen Keehr
Curator of Photographs
Nebraska State Historical Society
P.O. Box 82554
Lincoln, NE 68501-2554
402-471-4750
karen.keehr@nebraska.gov



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