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Posted 06/24/2013   1:16 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add Bujutsu to your friends list  Get a Link to this Message
Some of these cards are really nice too. I don't have many cards showing our Indians but do have a few more.

Here are just a couple of them.

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Posted 06/24/2013   1:24 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add ncbuckeye to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
bujutsu, you have some great postal cards. I love the Ute Indian chief card. During the early 1900's, my great uncle (Rush Stevens) was the chief surgeon for the Ute Indian tribe working out of Fillmore, Utah. There are not very many postal cards of the Utes.

I wonder who the "paleface" is.
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Posted 06/24/2013   2:05 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Bujutsu to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
wow - that is interesting ncbuckeye

Your uncle must have had some great experiences to tell with them. My understanding is that Native American Indian cards are few in number overall. I have been fortunate to pick up a few but not many.

I will post them in here later too.

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Posted 06/24/2013   8:07 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Bujutsu to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here are a few more cards I have with Native American Indians.

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Posted 06/25/2013   07:56 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add ncbuckeye to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
More very nice Native American cards. They sure make for a colorful collection.
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Posted 03/12/2014   11:21 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add stampfan9 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Cherokee mother and child:






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Posted 03/13/2014   10:44 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add ikeyPikey to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
My SCF Postulate: there is just about nothing that you can add to your collection that will not, sooner or later, be fodder for a post to SCF.

I've been buying postcards out of bargain boxes lately. One result has been a "US SouthWest" divider in my own, uh, Retained Bargains Box. Lots of museum cards (mostly paintings, some 'native' jewelry & fabrics) and several postcards similar to the above.

On to the 'scan & post' list they go!

Cheers,

/s/ ikeyPikey
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Posted 03/13/2014   11:29 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add warrehouse to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
As a Student of Native American History I find that it is saddly humorus seeing the blatant racist terms used to discribe the Native American. Though the cards are queit nice!
The use of "Squaw" in reference to Native American women is considered offense, but consider that the women is Cherokee which is an Iroqoin langauge while Sqauw (squa)is an Algonquian term for a women. Papoose is also Algonquian as well! Also the use of the word Savage to indicate a Native American!
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Posted 07/11/2014   11:05 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add I_Love_Stamps to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I'm 1/3 "Mohawk" Native American. Even the name Mohawk is slanderous to the Natives. It was a blanket term given to a lot of different tribes/bands that have a similar origin called Mohegan.

From Wiki: (And this isn't even quite accurate)
In the Mohawk language, the people say that they are from Kanien'kehá:ka or "Flint Stone Place". As such, the Mohawks were extremely wealthy traders as other nations in their confederacy needed their flint for tool making. Their Algonquian-speaking neighbors (and competitors), the People of "Muh-heck Heek Ing" (Food Area Place), a people who the Dutch called "Mohicans" or "Mahicans", called the People of Ka-nee-en Ka "Maw Unk Lin" or "Bear People". The Dutch heard and wrote this as "Mohawks". This is why the People of Kan-ee-en Ka are often referred to as "Mohawks". The Dutch also referred to the Mohawk as "Egils" or "Maquas". The French adapted these terms as Aigniers, Maquis, or called them by the generic "Iroquois", which is a French derivation of the Algonquian term for the Five Nations: "Snake People""

But anyway...Neat cards!
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Posted 07/11/2014   11:50 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add stampfan9 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
ILS, now I know where you get your courage and toughness from.
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Posted 09/04/2016   8:16 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Ciletaliph to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

Tucks Post Card featuring the Iroquois leader, Hiawatha.



Postmark from Cudahy Wis. 1906

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Here are several from the Arizona area. By this time the snake dance and the blanket weaving were primarily for the benefit of tourists.







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A member of the Pomo tribe of North Western California ( Mendocino County), this card was mailed aboard the Ogden & San Fran RPO




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Always like these cards. Don't collect them because I like too much. Great cards.
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I found a fairly unflattering card of Running Antelope. Among paper money collectors he has a far more recognizable portrait, which appears on the 1899 $5 silver certificate. It's a very popular (and expensive) piece of currency these days, so the only example I have appears as a reprint on a souvenir card.



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