Kicking Bear was a Native American medicine man who was born Oglala Sioux, but became a sub-chief among the Minneconjou Sioux during the period known as the Sioux Wars (1854-1890). Both the Oglala and the Minneconjou belonged to the Lakota Nation. He was a first cousin and close friend of Chief Crazy Horse.
Comanche family, early 1900s~Within the fabric of American identity is woven a story that has long been invisible—the lives and experiences of people who share African American and Native American ancestry. African and Native peoples came together in the Americas. Over centuries, African Americans and Native Americans created shared histories, communities, families, and ways of life.
Queen Alliquippa was a leader of the Mingo Seneca tribe of American Indians during the early part of the 18th century. Alliquippa, her son Kanuksusy, and warriors from her band of Mingo Seneca traveled to Fort Necessity to assist George Washington but did not take an active part in the Battle of the Great Meadows on July 3–4, 1754.
Chief of the Mingo. Lived: c.1725 - 1780: Logan was chief of the Mingo tribe, a branch of the powerful Iroquois Confederacy, living in the frontier land of Virginia in the 18th century. Little is known about his early life before the actions of one misguided English colonist brought the Iroquois leader painfully to English attention.
Shawnee warriors created the major resistance to the white settlers moving into the Kentucky wilderness and claiming land. These Indian raids and attacks were ongoing during the Revolutionary War period. As Washington was fighting Cornwallis in the thirteen established colonies, Daniel Boone, Simon Kenton, William Bryan, and John Strode were defending themselves against surprise Indian attacks. It was a war over land. B. Stokes
Don Doll, S.J. was introduced to both photography and to the Lakota people when he was assigned to the Rosebud Reservation as a young Jesuit. His beautifully sensitive work and his understanding of Native America has been featured in many places, including National Geographic. Father Don Doll's photography for the book Vision Quest: Men, Women and Sacred Sites of the Sioux Nation is both powerful and inspirational.