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Plains Cheif - they didn't use metal until early 1900's. guessing date. found in old family bible. with only writing of great great grandfather. not to be seen again until 45 years later in same old bible.

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what is this Plains Chiefs name and where was his tribe.?

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I don't know the person's name. I think, based on the clothing that the tribe would most likely be Lakota.
The Lakota in South Dakota wore this type of eagle feather headdress and bone hairpipe breastplates. Maybe you could contact the museums in western South Dakota. I am thinking of the many photos I saw at the Crazy Horse monument museum. Sincerely, Linda Peck
Feb 22, 2009 10:08 pm reply
He might also be a Crow, Blackfeet or Cheyenne.
Feb 23, 2009 3:11 am reply
He might also be a Crow, Blackfeet or Cheyenne.
Feb 23, 2009 3:11 am reply
In what are did the people live in that owned the Bible. This might give some direction. Looks like Lakota to me.
Feb 23, 2009 8:04 am reply
I meant what area did they live in. Sorry.
Feb 23, 2009 8:05 am reply
Photo taken at wyoming USA on
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Chief Plains

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