Shows Native American Sioux men taking scalps; scalps trophies for decoration on a horse, tepee, hanging, and on wands and war clubs, and the back view of a man holding a top hat revealing his scalped head.
Dakota Indians--1850-1860.; Indians of North America--1850-1860.; Decorations--1850-1860.; Scalping--1850-1860.; Scalps--1850-1860.
A recently returned war party of Native Americans (Crow) pose side by side on horseback. All horses are light in color except for one, which may be the leader's horse. He holds what may be scalps in one hand.
Crow Indians--War--1900-1920.; Indians of North America--1900-1920.; Scalps--1900-1920.; War--1900-1920.
Standing studio portrait of a Native American Ute medicine man, identified as Johnson, holding a staff adorned with two human scalps and a pistol. He wears moccasins, fringed leggings, a loose plaid shirt, and animal hide decorations in his hair.
Indians of North America--1890-1910.; Ute Indians--1890-1910.; Scalps--1890-1910.; Shamans--1890-1910.; Johnson, Ute medicine man.
Studio portrait (standing) of Johnson, a Native American (Ute) man. He holds a pistol and a staff decorated with scalps and wears moccasins, fringed leggings, breechcloth, and fur pelts over his braids.
Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Ute Indians--1870-1880.; Scalps--1870-1880.; Shamans--1870-1880.; Johnson, Ute medicine man.
Two men hold signs over a heap of animal pelts in Arizona. Some animals have tags. The signs read: "1016 Scalps. Summer of 1919. Arizona" and "U.S. Biological Survey and Live Stock Sanitary Board Cooperating in the Destruction of Predatory Animals."
Shows a Native American Sioux circlet ornament made or found in Pine Ridge, South Dakota. It features blue and green beadwork, buckskin, a tin jingler and chicken feathers dyed red. The ornament would be used in the hair or fastened to horse...
Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1900.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1900.; Ornament--1870-1900.
Native American (Ute) men, women, and children pose outdoors at Garden of the Gods, El Paso County, Colorado. Men and boys wear feather headdresses. Women and girls wear dresses and shawls. Some women hold umbrellas. One man holds a long thin pole...
Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--Colorado--El Paso County--1910-1920.; Ute Indians--Women--Colorado--El Paso County--1910-1920.; Garden of the Gods (Colorado Springs, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Children--Colorado--El Paso County--1910-1920.;...
The scalp of Little Crow, a Native American (Dakota) man, is stretched inside the borders of a hoop and held there by strips of rawhide (?). The hoop is mounted on the top of a spear or arrow. Feathers accent the scalp and hoop.
Ceremonial objects--1870-1890.; Dakota Indians--1870-1890.; Indians of North America--1870-1890.; Scalps--1870-1890.; Little Crow, d. 1863--Associated objects.
Reproduction of a framed newspaper article, dated December 17, 1864, that reviews the campaign led by John Chivington against the Native Americans (Cheyenne) camped along Sand Creek, Colorado. Accompanying the article in the frame is a braid of...
Colorado History Museum--1920-1960.; Cheyenne Indians--Exhibitions--Colorado--Denver--1920-1960.; Indians of North America--Exhibitions--Colorado--Denver--1920-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1960.; Scalps--Colorado--Denver--1920-1960.