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Your account is not active. We have sent an email to the address you provided with an activation link. Check your inbox, and click on Old native american woman link to activate your account. These rare and beautiful vintage portraits of Native American girls were taken between the late s and the turn of the 19th Century, yet despite being over a century old, many of them are still surprisingly clear.

Women were well respected in traditional Native American culture, and although they generally had different roles from men, they often had the same rights as their male counterparts. They usually owned the home along with everything in it, and in some tribes, while the chief was a man, it was the women who were responsible for electing him. Army Officer George W.

This is one of my favorite photos in this lineup. It's great to see a really old photo with a smile, let alone one showing teeth! I was told that because shutter speeds were slower in the early days of photography that photographers required their subjects to stand still for long periods of time to expose the image to the film negative, hence so many photos from the 's to 's without smiles in them!

Her pipe bone breastplate and bone earrings are awesome. Young girls usually didn't wear things so elaborate. Maybe she was the daughter of someone important. This is the same girl on the left in 15, though she doesn't Old native american woman the same. In 15, pen has been added which ruined it. I'd never have known it's the same girl except clothing, footwear, belt and jewelry are all the same along with hair.

Your image is too large, maximum file size is 8 MB. Not your original work? Native American is not the right term to use Old native american woman these people are not Americans historically.

The should be called the Rightful Inhabitants. In Canada, they're called First Nation people.

Talking to a husband and wife, not quite sure how I should refer to them, he laughed and said it didn't matter to them. Not all feel the same though.

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