“We do not want riches, but we want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches, we want peace and love." --Red Cloud, Oglala Lakota
Portrait of Winnebago man, Charkshepshutsker (Red Eagle) Chief, aka Henry French, - Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Winnebago Tribes (Mar 1899) Photographer: De Lancey W. Gill
“The animals had rights - the right of a man’s protection, the right to live, the right to multiply, the right to freedom, and the right to man’s indebtedness - and in recognition of these rights the Lakota never enslaved an animal, and spared all life that was not needed for food and clothing.” - Chief Luther Standing Bear - Oglala Sioux
Portrait of Goyathlay (One Who Yawns), called Geronimo, Medicine Man, Prophet and Leader, with Medal. Part of Athapascan, Chiricahua and Apache Tribes. Photographer: Delancey W. Gill From the Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of Ethnology: Native American Portrait Photographs, 1907 Collection Care of the Wisconsin Historical Society archives
A great portrait of Rain-In-The-Face, a fearless Sioux Warrior.
Yellow Bear : Sioux In honor of the indigenous people of North America who have influenced our indigenous medicine and spirituality by virtue of their being a member of a tribe from the Western Region through the Plains including the beginning of time until tomorrow