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The Foremost in Battle-Chief of the Sioux Tribe

Date: 1835
Description: Waa-Na-'Taa or The Foremost in Battle, Chief of the Sioux Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du...
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Sioux Chiefs at Little Big Horn

Date: June 1876
Description: Sioux Chiefs at Little Big Horn.
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View of the Great Treaty Held at Prairie du Chien

Date: September 1825
Description: Hand-colored lithograph depicting the 1825 Treaty at Prairie du Chien, with Fort Crawford seen in the background. This treaty negotiated between Governor W...
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Brule River Battle

Date: 1845
Description: Illustration of Chippewa and Sioux Indians battling each other at the Brule River. Wood engraving from Armstrong, "Early Life Among The Indians".
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Wahk-Tä-Ge-Li, a Sioux Warrior

Date: 1832
Description: Engraving of Wahk-Tä-Ge-Li, a Sioux Indian in warrior dress.
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Horse Racing of Sioux Indians near Fort Pierre

Date: 1832
Description: Horse racing of Sioux Indians near Fort Pierre. Three Sioux Indians on horseback in foreground and Fort Pierre in distance.
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Funeral Scaffold of a Sioux Chief near Fort Pierre

Date: 1832
Description: Funeral of a Sioux Chief near Fort Pierre.
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Psíhdjä-Sáhpa, a Yanktonan Indian

Date: 1832
Description: Psíhdjä-Sáhpa, a Yanktonan Indian.
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Sioux Indians at St. Paul Ice Carnival

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Description: A Sioux woman is sitting on the ground, and two Sioux men are standing in front of tepees.
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Zintka Lanuni Colby

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Description: Studio portrait of Zintka Lanuni ("Lost Bird") Colby, a Lakota, who as an infant survived the Battle of Wounded Knee in 1891.
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Baby Zintka Lanuni Colby

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Description: Studio portrait of Zintka Lanuni Colby as a baby.
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Zintka Lanuni Colby

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Description: Studio portrait of Zintka Lanuni Colby as a little girl, wearing a white dress.
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The Little Crow

Date: 1835
Description: The Little Crow, a celebrated Sioux Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien (1825).
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A Sioux Chief

Date: 1835
Description: A Sioux Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien. He holds a pipe.
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Waa-ba-shaw

Date: 1835
Description: Waa-ba-shaw, a celebrated Sioux Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien (1825).
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Portrait of Charkshepshutsker

Date: March 1899
Description: Profile studio portrait of Winnebago man, Charkshepshutsker (Red Eagle), Head Chief. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Winnebago Tribes.
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Portrait of Chief Charkshepshutsker

Date: March 1899
Description: Studio portrait of Chief Charkshepshutsker (Red Eagle), also known as Henry French, in partial native dress with ornaments. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Winn...
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Portrait of Maka Zi

Date: January 1903
Description: Portrait of Maka Zi (Yellow Earth), called John Lone-Dog, in native dress with headdress and breastplate. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Yankton Tribes.
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Sioux Anpetu-tokeca

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Description: Anpetu-tokeca (Other Day), of the Sioux tribe, who rescued 62 people in the Massacre of 1862 in Minnesota.
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Cut Nose, Sioux

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Description: Cut Nose, of the Sioux tribe, who in the Massacre of 1862 in Minnesota, murdered 18 women and 5 men.

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