December 3 – Happy Birthday, Te Ata Fisher
Posted December 3, 2013 For more than 70 years, Te Ata Fisher brought to life the stories and folklore of indigenous peoples to audiences in the U.S. and Europe. More than 70 years! No wonder Te Ata was named Oklahoma's first “Official State Treasure” - and no wonder she was inducted into Oklahoma's Hall of Fame! Te Ata was born on this date in 1895 in the Chickasaw Nation (in what was then called “Indian Territory”). She was born Mary Thompson, a very boring non-Chickasaw-sounding name…
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Ho-Chunk woman Martha Lyons-Lowe Stacy (KaRaChoWinKah) holds her son James Stacy (NaHeKah). tragically James died at the age of two. Photo: 1904.
Katie Roubideaux, Rosebud Sioux, (1890-1991)
Katie was the daughter of Louis Roubideaux and his third wife, Adelia Blunt Arrow. Louis Roubideaux was a French/Lakota interpreter f...
Joseph Two Bulls, Dakota Sioux, by Heyn & Matzen Photo, 1900
Joseph Two Bulls (name given only as Joseph Two), Dakota Sioux, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front. Copyright 22 June 1900 by Heyn & Matzen Photo, Omaha, Nebraska. No. 631. From the Library of Congress More Native American portraits | More Hein and Hein & Matzen photographs [PD] This picture is in the public domain
Native American cradleboards - Traditional Native Healing
Native American cradleboards: awesome baby carriers! Hello everyone For those of you who follow my Facebook page, you will have seen pictures of native women with their babies in what looks like a wooden baby carrier. Just like the absolutely stunning Cherokee woman on the right with her cute baby. What the baby is in […]