Native American Life In The Early 1900s

In the United States, Native Americans are considered to be people whose pre-Columbian ancestors were indigenous to the lands within the nation’s modern boundaries. These peoples were composed of numerous distinct tribes, bands, and ethnic groups, and many of these groups survive intact today as sovereign nations. This article simply seeks to details some early Native American life.

 

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1914 - A Kwakiutl man wearing a mask depicting a man transforming into a loon.

1914 - A Kwakiutl man wearing a mask depicting a man transforming into a loon.

 

1908 - An Apsaroke man on horseback.

1908 - An Apsaroke man on horseback.

 

1923 - A Klamath chief stands on a hill above Crater Lake, Oregon.

1923 - A Klamath chief stands on a hill above Crater Lake, Oregon.

 

1900 - Iron Breast, a Piegan man.

1900 - Iron Breast, a Piegan man.

 

1908 - Black Eagle, an Assiniboin man.

1908 - Black Eagle, an Assiniboin man.

 

1904 - Nayenezgani, a Navajo man.

1904 - Nayenezgani, a Navajo man.

 

1914 - A Kwakiutl person dressed as a forest spirit, Nuhlimkilaka, ("bringer of confusion").

1914 - A Kwakiutl person dressed as a forest spirit, Nuhlimkilaka, (

 

1923 - A Hupa woman.

1923 - A Hupa woman.

 

1914 - Mowakiu, a Tsawatenok man.

1914 - Mowakiu, a Tsawatenok man.

 

1900 - Piegan chiefs.

1900 - Piegan chiefs.

 

 

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