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A Jonn Trumbull sketch of the Creek chief.
Secretary of War Henry Knox
The Cherokee nationalist "executed" for signing the treaty of New Echota
Students at the Carlisle school, ca. 1890
Tom Torlino before and after his "education" at the Carlisle Industrial Indian School
George Armstrong Custer as a West Point Cadet. He graduated last in his class in 1861
The Lakota hero of the Little Big Horn
The Paiute mystic responsible for the revival of the Ghost Dance during the 1890s
This Frederic Remington illustration appeared in Harper's Weekly three weeks before Wounded Knee
The corpse strewn battlefield at Wounded Knee. This photographer identified this as the body of the "medicine man." According to many accounts, white soldiers panicked when the medicine man Yellow Bird began the Ghost Dance.