Massasoit, Wampanoag Leader

September 8, 2016 admin 0

During the first part of the seventeenth century, the Wampanoag Confederacy controlled a large portion of what is now New England. Wampanoag territory ranged from Narragansett […]

Joseph LaFlesche, Omaha Chief

July 31, 2016 admin 0

From the viewpoint of non-Indians, particularly government officials in the nineteenth century, a progressive Indian leader was one who advocated the assimilation of Indians into […]

Joe Medicine Crow, RIP

April 4, 2016 admin 0

Joseph Medicine Crow, a Crow tribal historian and elder, has crossed over at the age of 102. The Crow, who currently have a small reservation […]

Suqamish Chief Kitsap

Chief Kitsap

November 19, 2013 admin 0

Suqamish Chief Kitsap lived from about 1750 to about 1845. He was born and raised in Suquamish (in what is now Washington state). He was […]

Natawista, a Trader’s Wife

August 2, 2013 admin 0

American Indians were involved in trade for thousands of years prior to the arrival of the European and American fur traders. Traditional Indian trade was […]

Kolaskin died in 1920

Kolaskin, A Sanpoil Prophet

July 16, 2013 admin 0

The Columbia Plateau refers to the area between the Cascade Mountains and the Rocky Mountains in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, British Columbia, and Western Montana. Many […]