Girl’s Dress, ca.1900. Dakota (Eastern Sioux), Yanktonai or Lakota (Teton Sioux). National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., Department of Anthropology (E362331-0) | This artwork is part of “The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky” on view now through May 10, 2015. #PlainsIndians #MetKids
Marie Louise Bottineau Baldwin (1863-1952), Chippewa lawyer; she was the first Native American student and first woman of color to graduate from the Washington College of Law, in 1914. She worked in the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and was an officer in the Society of American Indians. Because she was a fluent French speaker, she offered her skills as a translator to the War Department during WWI.
Mother and Child. 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