What does Indiana mean? Christened in 1800, "Indiana" means Land of the Indians or Land of Indians. Various American Indian tribes are a significant part of Indiana history, including the Miamis, Chippewa, Delawares, Erie, Shawnee, Iroquois, Kickapoo, Potawatomies, Mahican, Nanticoke, Huron, and Mohegan.
Fur trading post. classic Great Plains soddy. Chadron, Nebraska
Translation "Poland these chair are here since 1939 took place at the wedding here, interrupted by the outbreak of war. Every year, people paint the red chairs - in memory of those events"
Indiana State Capitol Building - Indianapolis, Indiana
Famed Kiowa Chief Satanta, present at both famous Adobe Walls battles, in 1864 and 1874, holds his bow, bow case and quiver, made of animal hide trimmed with fur and trade cloth. This circa 1870s photo also shows metal trade arrowheads. Satanta not only led many attacks against settlers, but also helped negotiate the Medicine Lodge Treaty in October 1867. – Courtesy Phil Spangenberger Collection –
I'd love to know the story behind these people.
Geronimo as a younger man. A deadly warrior. Elsewhere called the greatest cavalry soldier to ever live. Ten thousand united warriors and repeating rifles and the history of the USA would have had a very different outcome.