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Cochise - 1815-1874 Though actually pronounced K-you Ch-Ish, this Apache leader is second only to Geronimo when it comes to that tribe’s historical significance. Often described as having the classical Indian frame; muscular, large for the time, and known to wear his long, black hair in a traditional pony tail, Cochise aided in the uprising to resist intrusions by Mexicans and American in the 19th century.

the legendary Cochise, Chiricahua Apache, and His Wife . This is the only picture I have ever seen of Cochise- if it is him- he had a great aversion to photography, as did many First Nation people.

mcclintock photographs tepees - Google Search

Colourised photo of a Siksika indian (Blackfoot) tipis taken by Walter McClintock in the late century.

Blackfeet (Pikuni) camp - no date

Glacier National Park and Several Blackfeet Indian Tipis, Item page for the James Willard Schultz Photographs and Personal Papers Collection

Looking Glass, a Nez Perce' chief, on horseback in            front of a tepee. Photograph, 1877.     American Indian Select List number 106.

Looking Glass, a Nez Perce' chief, on horseback in front of a tepee. Photograph, was also medicine man

Kicking Bear. Oglala Sioux

Kicking Bear, Oglala Sioux medicine man, sub-chief among the Minneconjou Sioux during the Sioux Wars First cousin and close friend of Chief Crazy Horse.


Let's never forget this travesty, this shameful page in our history book. Genocide American Indians, 100 Million Native American Indians the biggest genocide in human history didn't occur in Nazi, Germany, but on American Soil