2009 Top One Hundred Countdown # 41: An American-Indian Posing Outdoors, Indian Territory, Oklahoma
I'm inclined to think that this card is authentic, but with photographs of Native-Americans, you always have to be cautious. I did buy it on Ebay, and the dealer was someone with a decent reputation, from the area. It someone could authentic the dress of this man as being Chickasaw, that would put us one step closer to saying that this is the genuine article. Duncan and Chickasha are in the Chickasaw part of the Indian Territory. Of course, someone who wanted to pass this off as authentic…
David Yorke's art
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Comanche National Museum and Cultural Center
A "kohno" (day cradle) was used to keep a Comanche baby out of harm’s way or, if a mother was gathering seeds or roots and on the plains, it could be easily carried along her back. This photos shows a Comanche "pia" (mother) her "onaa" (baby) ca. 1899. The "kohno" lay next to her right side.