Kiowa Elk Tongue circa 1891 Robinson family photo

Kiowa Elk Tongue circa 1891

Taken in Oklahoma USA in .

Photographer H.P. Robinson's photo of Kiowa leader Elk Tongue and his daughter A-ke-a (A Nice Walk). They are both in traditional dress, Elk Tongue is wearing a "war bonnet" while crouching with bow ... show more

Photographer H.P. Robinson's photo of Kiowa leader Elk Tongue and his daughter A-ke-a (A Nice Walk).

They are both in traditional dress, Elk Tongue is wearing a "war bonnet" while crouching with bow and arrow in hands and pointing to something in the distance. This is probably a pose for the photographer.

Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress, H.P. Robinson, photographer

Daniel Pinna Interesting. . . the Kiowa nation where originally from the Northern Plains and were relocated to Southwestern Oklahoma by the US Government during the Treaty of Medicine Lodge in 1867.
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