Navajo Ceremonial Costume You are looking at an educational picture of Nayenezgani. It was taken in 1904 by Edward S. The picture presents an Indian, facing front, wearing dark mask, fur ruff, paint on torso.
Big Hand, a (Sioux Arikara) medicine man. The medicine men among the Indians were usually those men who thought more deeply than the average men in the tribe. They were seen as wise men. Medicine men or spiritual leaders were in a different class than oth