Native Americans


Dressed for a post-harvest dance, Lakotas pose at the Burlington depot in Alliance in the 1930s. NSHS RG2063-50-1 (at left).


To learn more about Dr. Picotte's remarkable life, check out the April 2010 issue of Nebraska History News. This guide to our extensive archival collection of La Flesche family materials should also prove helpful.

Standing Bear scalp shirt

"Omaha Charley" Bristol wrote that Standing Bear presented him with this scalp shirt in 1876. It is a fine example of work that appears to predate the Reservation era.

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