Chief Naiche (ca. 1857-1919) was the final hereditary chief of the Chiricahua band of Apache Indians. Naiche's name, which in English means "meddlesome one" or "mischief maker", is alternately spelled Nache, Nachi, or Natchez. He was the youngest son of Cochise. Naiche died on March 16, 1919 in Mescalero, New Mexico.
Les portraits d’Indiens de Frank A. Rinehart
Frank A. Rinehart était un photographe à Omaha dans le Nebraska, en 1898 il reçut une commande pour photographier le Congrès Indien. Plus de 500 Indiens de 35 tribus venaient y assister ce qui lui permit de réaliser ces superbes portraits dans son studio. Ces photos et d’autres sont disponibles sur la page Flickr de …
Les Grands Chefs Indiens wanduta (sioux lakota)
Vintage et cancrelats: Portraits
An absolutely stunning Warrior headress, Sioux style. Made of Eagle feathers, horsehair, quills and beads. Circa 1920-1930.
Ben Marra Images along the Red Road Traveling American Indian Photography Exhibition for Museums
New York City, c.1942, The SS. Normandie capsized after going up in flames in New York Harbour
In a Sioux chief’s very long bonnet, each feather often recognized a valuable deed and service rendered to the tribe, much as medals have bedecked military and political leaders throgh out world history. Among the plains indians, a brave was allowed to wear a bonnet as recognition of his battle accomplishments, frontline valor and hand to hand combat. A war bonnet was believed to protect the fighter. Each feather was awarded for an important act in battle. After a dozen or so feathers were…