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Native Americans

The Iroquois Confederacy: How The Revolutionary War Bro...

December 8, 2019

Council meeting of the Iroquois Confederacy. (Photo by H. Armstrong Roberts/ClassicStock/Getty Images) The original Iroquois Confederacy, called the Five Nati...

Sacagawea: Facts You Didn't Know

November 25, 2019

Sacagawea, the Native American woman who helped Lewis and Clark on their expedition through the Northwest, is a larger-than-life figure in American history. Unfortunately, much of the...

The First Thanksgiving: What Happened, When Was It, And...

November 24, 2019

Every kid in America has the bullet points of the first Thanksgiving drilled into their heads---turkey, maize, the pilgrims and Native Americans coming together ...

The Legend Of The Dream Catcher

March 28, 2019

Dreamcatcher In Anishinabe Community Of Kitcisakik, Abitibi, Quebec, Canada. Source: (Photo by David DUCOIN/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images) A Native American item that has achieved widesp...

Osage Orange: The Wonder Wood of the American Plains

July 13, 2018

Drive along a backcountry road in the fall in the most states, and you will likely see Osage oranges littering the road. The large, green, knobby balls look nothin...

Visually Arresting Native Americans Masks of the 20th C...

January 17, 2017

These masks don't actually conceal their wearers from the world, but instead expresses both their own inner self and the culture from which they come sometimes be...

These Photos From The 1900s Capture How Native American...

January 13, 2017

In the 20th century, Native American Indian was fading away quickly. With this regard, Edward Sheriff Curtis dedicated years of his life to securing and recording...

Beautiful Portraits of Native American Teen Girls, 1800...

January 7, 2017

Native American women virtually had different roles from men, but just like their male counterparts, they usually had the same rights. The women owned the home th...

Portraits of Chiefs and Members of the Crow Tribe

October 20, 2016

The Native American Crow Tribe, known in their Siouan language as “Apsáalooke,” settled around the Yellowstone River, which stretches from modern-day Wyoming through Monta...

50 Photos Show Everyday Life of Native American People ...

October 6, 2016

American ethnologist and photographer Edward Sheriff Curtis shot these incredible vintage photos of the everyday life of Native American people during the 1900s t...