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Richard и Sophie Wooden Leg с барабаном и бисерной сумкой. Thomas Marquis Native American Nitrate Negative

Richard and Sophie Wooden Leg with hand drum and beaded bag :: MS 165 Thomas Marquis Native American Nitrate Negative

N.CHEYENNE , 1926

Dallas Wolf Black (on left) and his cousin Fire Wolf, preparing a sweat lodge fire near Birney, Montana - Northern Cheyenne - 1926

WOODEN LEG (Kummok'Quiviokta). Born in 1858, Northern Cheyenne, O'mi'sis (Eaters) band. The name is referred to his legs, very strong and untirable. He belonged to war society of Crooked Lances. In 1876 he partecipated at the battle of "Powder", "Rosebud" and "Little Big Horn".

WOODEN LEG (Kummok'Quiviokta). Born in 1858, Northern Cheyenne, O'mi'sis (Eaters) band. The name is referred to his legs, very strong and untirable. He belonged to war society of Crooked Lances. In 1876 he partecipated at the battle of "Powder", "Rosebud" and "Little Big Horn".

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Big Beaver, Porcupine, Hairy Hand, Laban Little Wolf - Northern Cheyenne - 1922

Stump Horn (Cheyenne) holds a carbine he had captured from the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Montana. (photo from 1920.)

Stump Horn (Cheyenne) holds a carbine he had captured from the Battle of the Little Bighorn.

Sophie Wooden Leg (Southern Cheyenne) with her husband, Richard Wooden Leg (Northern Cheyenne) and their daughter - no date

Sophie Wooden Leg (Southern Cheyenne) with her husband, Richard Wooden Leg (Northern Cheyenne) and their daughter

“Curley,“ one of Custer's Crow Indian scouts and reputed Sole survivor of the Battle of the Little Big Horn.

“Curley,“ one of Custer& Crow Indian scouts and reputed Sole survivor of the Battle of the Little Big Horn.

Northern Cheyenne women – 1941

Cheyenne Indians in front of their log hut, their "medicine" hanging on wall. Near Lame Deer, Montana

JENNY LITTLE WHITEMAN , circa 1930

Jenny Little Whiteman sitting on steps of log building :: MS 165 Thomas Marquis Native American Nitrate Negative

L-R: Sits In The Night, Red Cherries, Brave Wolf, Two Moons, American Horse, Buffalo Hump, Spotted Wolf, Old Wolf - Northern Cheyenne – 1889

Cheyenne chiefs who were present at the Battle of the Little Bighorn from left to right: Sits in the Night; Two Moons; Old Wolf.

I am excited to show this picture today, because I have really never seen anything like it in the past. The picture shows Indian Children playing with dolls and miniature Tipis. I had just never imagined children building miniature versions of their camp. What an intriguing image.

Indian Children playing with dolls and miniature Tipis. I had just never imagined children building miniature versions of their camp. What an intriguing image.

A much older Standing Holy who was according to some, Sitting Bull's favourite daughter.

Wakanyan Najinwin (aka Standing Holy Woman, aka Mary Sitting Bull, aka Mary Sitting Bull-Spotted Horse) daughter of Sitting Bull, and the wife of Urban Spotted Horse - Hunkpapa - 1905

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