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Date: 1832 ca.
Description: The Elkhorn Pyramid, on the Upper Missouri River. Passing Indians would add horns to the pyramid, and sometimes add red marks to the horns to indicate the...
Description: Horse racing of Sioux Indians near Fort Pierre. Three Sioux Indians on horseback in foreground and Fort Pierre in distance.
Description: A Menominee village as depicted by Francois, Comte de Castelnau, a French naturalist and diplomat who visited the Green Bay area about 1838. The detailed,...
Description: Large group of Indians engaged in the game of lacrosse (Plate 23). "Having in the two former illustrations and their chapters, explained to the readers the...
Description: Scene from the Vespucci Expedition, 1499.
Date: 1844 ca.
Description: Group of men engaged in a war dance. They hold spears, axes, and bows. (Plate 29)
Description: Encounter with Indians during Christopher Columbus' first expedition in 1492.
Description: "The Scalp Dance is given as a celebration of a victory; and amongst this tribe, as I learned whilst residing with them, danced in the night, by the light...
Description: Interior of the hut of a Mandan chief showing various objects and animals with five Mandans seated on ground.
Description: An illustration of an Indian prophet standing by his lodge, which has symbols drawn on and floating above it. Others are seated, watching him. Two persons...
Description: Mandan Indians engaged in archery competition (Plate 24). "The meeting represented here is something like that of an Archery Club in the civilized world, b...
Description: Indian dance, with some wearing bear masks (Plate 18). "Next in importance to the buffalo hunts, and not less exciting and spirited in its character, is th...
Description: Choctaw Indians performing dance (Plate 22). "As I have mentioned in former pages that for nearly all their hunts, wars, or games, the events of which the...
Description: Encampment of the Piekann Indians.
Description: Originally titled "Chippeway Squaws". Portrait of three Chippewa (Ojibwa) women with their babies painted by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Fond du Lac.
Description: Indians with ball-playing equipment, believed to be used in the game of Lacrosse. (Plate 21) "In devoting a few of the last pages of this work to some of...
Description: Scene near Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, ca. 1614.
Description: Engraving made after a painting by Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues (died 1588) while on the Laudonnière Expedition in Florida, ca. 1564.
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