A man of the Apache Native American tribe.

Apache

A man of the Apache Native American tribe.

Atotarho is a historical figure for whom there is almost no historical record. Oral tradition stories hold that Atotarho was a brutal, evil sorcerer. These stories relate that Atotarho had snakes growing out of his head and that he was a cannibal.

Atatarho

Atotarho is a historical figure for whom there is almost no historical record. Oral tradition stories…

The Boston Tea Party - Destruction of the Tea in the Boston Harbor

The Boston Tea Party

The Boston Tea Party - Destruction of the Tea in the Boston Harbor

An illustration of a tribe Chief with a wounded man on the ground.

Chief & Men

An illustration of a tribe Chief with a wounded man on the ground.

An illustration of a Native American chief with a priest.

Chief & Priest

An illustration of a Native American chief with a priest.

An illustration of a parade of children in costumes.

Parade of Children in Costumes

An illustration of a parade of children in costumes.

An illustration of children of various ethnic groups playing.

Children Playing

An illustration of children of various ethnic groups playing.

This is a tall cereal grass, bears kernels on 'ears' which are widely cultivated.

Indian Corn

This is a tall cereal grass, bears kernels on 'ears' which are widely cultivated.

A group of Native American men in council.

Council

A group of Native American men in council.

Famous Indian known as the Prophet. He was the brother of Tecumseh.

Elkswatawa, the Prophet

Famous Indian known as the Prophet. He was the brother of Tecumseh.

John Elliot preaching to a group of Native Americans.

Elliot, Apostle of the Indians, Preaching to His flock

John Elliot preaching to a group of Native Americans.

"Eskimo is the name of the inhabitants of the N. coast of the American continent down to lat. 60 degrees N. on the W., and 55 degrees on the E., and of the Arctic Islands, Greenland, and about 400 miles of the nearest Asiatic coast."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Eskimo Man

"Eskimo is the name of the inhabitants of the N. coast of the American continent down to lat. 60 degrees…

The Great Seal of the State of Florida. The image shows a Seminole Native American sprinkling flowers. There is also a palm tree, a steamboat, and sunshine.

Seal of Florida

The Great Seal of the State of Florida. The image shows a Seminole Native American sprinkling flowers.…

From, Bache's book The Young Wrecker, the boy Fred Ransom defends himself against a Native American man.

Fred Ransom and a Native American

From, Bache's book The Young Wrecker, the boy Fred Ransom defends himself against a Native American…

A battle between English and French forces in Quebec.

Death of General Wolfe at Quebec

A battle between English and French forces in Quebec.

An illustration of a half page border with Native American influences.

Half Page Border

An illustration of a half page border with Native American influences.

An illustration of a half page border with Native American influences.

Half Page Border

An illustration of a half page border with Native American influences.

An illustration showing Henry Hudson's ship exploring the river which now bears his name.

Hudson's Exploration

An illustration showing Henry Hudson's ship exploring the river which now bears his name.

A collection of Native American arrowheads used for making weapons.

Indian Arrowheads

A collection of Native American arrowheads used for making weapons.

A collection of Native American war clubs, weapons used for war.

Indian War Clubs

A collection of Native American war clubs, weapons used for war.

Native Americans abducting Jennie McRae

The Abduction of Jennie McRae

Native Americans abducting Jennie McRae

John Smith trading with the local Native Americans.

John Smith Trading

John Smith trading with the local Native Americans.

Chief Joseph (March 3, 1840 – September 21, 1904) was the chief of the Wal-lam-wat-kain (Wallowa) band of Nez Perce Indians during the attempt to forcibly remove his band and the other "non-treaty" Indians to a reservation in Idaho.

Chief Joseph

Chief Joseph (March 3, 1840 – September 21, 1904) was the chief of the Wal-lam-wat-kain (Wallowa)…

Native Americans negotiating with the English in Kensington Palace.

Kensington Palace

Native Americans negotiating with the English in Kensington Palace.

An illustration of the death of King Phillip at the hands of another Native American.

Death of King Phillip

An illustration of the death of King Phillip at the hands of another Native American.

Chaimerlain and Paugus at Lovewell's Fight

Chamberlain and Paugus at Lovewell's Fight

Chaimerlain and Paugus at Lovewell's Fight

The Seal of the State of Massachusetts. The seal has a shield in the center with a Algonquin Native American holding a bow and arrow. Around the shield, is a blue ribbon with the state motto, 'Ense Petit Placidam Sub Libertate Quietem" which means "By the sword we seek peace, but only under liberty."

Seal of Massachusetts

The Seal of the State of Massachusetts. The seal has a shield in the center with a Algonquin Native…

Massasoit Sachem or Ousamequin was the sachem, or leader, of the Pokanoket, and "Massasoit" of the Wampanoag Confederacy.

Massasoit's Lodge

Massasoit Sachem or Ousamequin was the sachem, or leader, of the Pokanoket, and "Massasoit" of the Wampanoag…

The United States seal of Minnesota with Native American warriors in the background.

Minnesota

The United States seal of Minnesota with Native American warriors in the background.

The Great Seal of the State of Minnesota. The seal depicts a farmer plowing as a Native American rides by horseback. Above, the state motto reads, 'L'etoile du nord' meaning "Star of the North."

Seal of Minnesota

The Great Seal of the State of Minnesota. The seal depicts a farmer plowing as a Native American rides…

Her Majesty's Royal Chapel of the Mohawks, the oldest church in Ontario, is one of six Royal chapels outside of the United Kingdom, and one of two in Canada.

Mohawk Church

Her Majesty's Royal Chapel of the Mohawks, the oldest church in Ontario, is one of six Royal chapels…

Death of American General Montgomery at Quebec

Death of Montgomery at Quebec

Death of American General Montgomery at Quebec

Native American riding horse from an illustration by Frederick Remington.

Native American

Native American riding horse from an illustration by Frederick Remington.

A group of Native Americans attacking a European settlement.

Native American Attack

A group of Native Americans attacking a European settlement.

A Native American's face and two canoes in the background.

Native American Border

A Native American's face and two canoes in the background.

An illustration of a boy wearing a Native American costume and headdress.

Native American Boy with Headdress

An illustration of a boy wearing a Native American costume and headdress.

"Eighty armed Pottawattomie Indians surround a house and attack the inmates." -Trowbridge, 1866

Native American Rebus

"Eighty armed Pottawattomie Indians surround a house and attack the inmates." -Trowbridge, 1866

"Indian explaining the method of kindling a fire by the friction of two pieces of wood." —Wells, 1857

Native American Teachers

"Indian explaining the method of kindling a fire by the friction of two pieces of wood." —Wells,…

The United States seal of Native American Territory.

Native American Territory

The United States seal of Native American Territory.

Nast depicts the criticism of Native American's exclusion from franchise by the caption "move on!". "Has the Native American no rights that the naturalized American is bound to respect? The other nationalities may vote, but not the original American."

Criticism of Native American's Exclusion from Franchise

Nast depicts the criticism of Native American's exclusion from franchise by the caption "move on!".…

The Great Seal of the State of North Dakota. The seal depicts a tree, wheat, a plow, and a Native American on horseback hunting a buffalo. Above is the state motto, "Liberty and Union Now and Forever, One and Inseparable."

Seal of North Dakota

The Great Seal of the State of North Dakota. The seal depicts a tree, wheat, a plow, and a Native American…

Chief Osceola of the Florida Seminole Indians stands proudly at his tribe's village.

Osceola, Chief of the Seminoles

Chief Osceola of the Florida Seminole Indians stands proudly at his tribe's village.

(1804-1838) Osceola was a war chief of the Seminole Indians in Florida, most recognized for his leadership in the Second Seminole War.

Osceola, Chief of the Seminoles

(1804-1838) Osceola was a war chief of the Seminole Indians in Florida, most recognized for his leadership…

A Native American pappoose, or child carrier, and cradle.

Indian Pappoose and Cradle

A Native American pappoose, or child carrier, and cradle.

A ceremonial smoking pipe used by the Native Americans.

Peace Pipe

A ceremonial smoking pipe used by the Native Americans.

Penn's Treaty with the Native Americans under the Elm Tree at Shackamaxon

Penn's Treaty with the Native Americans under the Elm Tree at Shackamaxon

Penn's Treaty with the Native Americans under the Elm Tree at Shackamaxon

"Peru is a maritime republic of South America, bounded on the N. by Ecuador, on the W. by the Pacific, on the S. and S. E. by Bolivia and Chile, and on the E. by Brazil."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Peruvian Indian

"Peru is a maritime republic of South America, bounded on the N. by Ecuador, on the W. by the Pacific,…

An example of Native American picture writing. One interpretation: "The chiefs Black Wolf, Raven, Fast Bear, and Standing Bear hold a war council round the fire where grass was high. They dig up the hatchet, have plenty of arrows, and start on foot to a Cheyenne village (cut arm, Cheyenne sign) on Beaver Creek, where they expect to have a fight, and stampede the herd of fat ponies." —Scott, 1884

Picture Writing

An example of Native American picture writing. One interpretation: "The chiefs Black Wolf, Raven, Fast…

An illustration of a pilgrim being greeted by a Native American.

Pilgrim & Native American

An illustration of a pilgrim being greeted by a Native American.

Pocahontas (c. 1595 – March 21, 1617) was a Native American woman who married an Englishman, John Rolfe, and became a celebrity in London in the last year of her life.

Pocahontas

Pocahontas (c. 1595 – March 21, 1617) was a Native American woman who married an Englishman, John…

An illustration of Pocahontas saving John Smith's life.

Pocahontas & John Smith

An illustration of Pocahontas saving John Smith's life.

Pocahontas interceding for Captain John Smith

Pocahontas Interceding for John Smith

Pocahontas interceding for Captain John Smith

"A throwing-stick, similar to the Australian boomerang, used by the Indians of the southwestern United States in hunting rabbits and other small game." -Whitney, 1911

Rabbit Stick

"A throwing-stick, similar to the Australian boomerang, used by the Indians of the southwestern United…

Red Jacket (known as Otetiani in his youth and Sagoyewatha after 1780) (c. 1750–January 20, 1830) was a Native American Seneca orator and chief of the Wolf clan.

Red Jacket

Red Jacket (known as Otetiani in his youth and Sagoyewatha after 1780) (c. 1750–January 20, 1830)…

Native American ruins in Central American.

Central American Ruins

Native American ruins in Central American.

Samoset (ca. 1590 – 1653) was the first Native American to make contact with the Pilgrims.

Samoset in the Streets of Plymouth

Samoset (ca. 1590 – 1653) was the first Native American to make contact with the Pilgrims.

"Picture of an Indian village drawn by John White in 1585 and incorporated in a report to Sir Walter Raleigh."—Stephenson, 1913

The Towne of Secota

"Picture of an Indian village drawn by John White in 1585 and incorporated in a report to Sir Walter…

A shield and assortment of Native American weapons.

Shield and Weapons

A shield and assortment of Native American weapons.

The meeting between Capt. John Smith, founder of the Virginia colony, and Powhatan, the chief of the Powhatan Native American tribe.

Smith Subduing Powhatan

The meeting between Capt. John Smith, founder of the Virginia colony, and Powhatan, the chief of the…