Miami Tribe - Mississinewa 1812 by Scott Denny (Native actor dressed to resemble the era. This particular re-enactment takes place in Marion, Indiana)

Miami tribe, 1812 DESCRIPTION On occasion I make my way to a re-enactment. This one is of the War of This actor is Native and dressed to resemble the era. This particular re-enactment takes place in Marion, Indiana.

Geronimo

Famous people of New Mexico "Geronimo"(one who yawns) was born in 1829 in what is now western New Mexico. He was a leader of the Apache Indians and fought against U. and Mexico for their expansion into Apache tribal lands during the Apache Wars.

“Before our white brothers arrived to make us civilized men, we didn’t have any kind of prison.  Because of this, we had no delinquents.  Without a prison, there can be no delinquents.  We had no locks nor keys and therefore among us there were no thieves.  When someone was so poor that he couldn’t afford a horse, a tent or a blanket, he would, in that case, receive it all as a gift.  We were too uncivilized to give great importance to private property.  We didn’t know any kind of money and…

He Dog Native American Indian LAKOTA Sioux 1930 Hand Color Tinted Photo. So intrigued by Native American culture.

“ Olive Oatman - “The first white tattooed woman in the history of the United States.” ”

Olive Oatman was the first white tattooed woman in the history of the United States. ~ Olive Oatman was 13 when she travelled from Illinois to California with her Mormon family.

North American Indians. Black Cherokee

Cherokee heritage For Esmae and all the baby's in the family. Our Cherokee comes from both mom and dad so it is on both sides.

The men who raised the second flag over Iwo Jima.

Once Upon A Time In War

The men who raised the flag on Iwo Jima in Joe Rosenthal's iconic photo from 1945 This was the second flag raising.the first time, the flag was too small. Charles Lindberg helped raise the first flag.

This we know.  The Earth does not belong to us;  we belong to the Earth.  All things are connected  like the blood that unites one family.  Whatever befalls the Earth,  befalls the children of the Earth.  We do not weave the web of life;  we are only a strand of it.  Whatever we do to the web,  we do to ourselves.  ~Chief Seattle (Ts’ial-la-kum)  Suquamish and Duwamish tribes.    Do go to the original post and read the other quotes there too.

Chief Seattle, chief of the Suquamish: "Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.

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