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Name Little Eagle

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Image of RG2750.PH000016 - Negative, Glass Plate

RG2750.PH000016 - Negative, Glass Plate

Little Eagle and Talks About Herself posing against background of painted Indian drawings; two women wearing colorful dresses; long strings of beads, moccasins and hair in braids.

RG2845.PH - Collection, Photograph

The massacre at Wounded Knee emerged from a spiritual movement among the Plains Indians called the Ghost Dance religion. Tension between troops and Indians climaxed into the tragic confrontation at Wounded Knee. This collection consists of images documenting the days leading up to the battle and to its aftermath. This collection consists of photographs of ghost dancers, scenes from the massacre, group and individual portraits of both military men and Indians, and camps of both the infantry and the Indians at Pine Ridge Agency.

Image of RG2845.PH000010-000004 - Print, Photographic

RG2845.PH000010-000004 - Print, Photographic

Portrait of Sioux women Talks About Herself (sitting) and Little Eagle (standing). This is one of a series of photographs of subjects standing on a deer hide in front of a backdrop painted with pictographs.

RG2969.PH - Collection, Photograph

John A. Anderson, born in Sweden in 1869, came to Cherry County, Nebraska, in 1884. Anderson took many photographs relating to people living on the frontier. This collection consists of photographs of Sioux Indians posing for formal portraits, performing traditional customs, and going about daily activities. This collection consists of 360 photographic prints and 322 glass negatives, mostly of Sioux Indians. Photographs include Sam Kills Two working on his winter count skin; being issued at the Rosebud Agency; a ceremonial Sun Dance Dog feast; and many other photographs depicting various activities and customs of the Sioux tribe. Also included are photos of Anderson and his family at their