Black and white photograph of Frances Densmore with Mountain Chief who is interpreting a recording.

Frances Densmore with Mountain Chief (Sioux), Chief is interpreting a recording with sign language

Frances Densmore with Mountain Chief, a Dakota man, 1914. He is interpreting a recording for her with sign language.

Black and white photograph of Frances Densmore seated on ground with others at Pigeon River, c. 1905.

Frances Densmore with Captain Herman and Mrs. Finger, Margaret Densmore and Philomen Cariboo at mouth of Pigeon River

Frances Densmore with Captain Herman and Mrs. Finger, Margaret Densmore and Philomen Cariboo at mouth of Pigeon River, c. 1905.

photograph of ruth myers

Ruth Myers

Portrait of Ruth Myers

Myers, Ruth A. (1926–2001)

Ruth A. Myers was known as the “grandmother of American Indian Education in Minnesota.” A persistent voice for American Indian children and their families, Myers focused on education policy. She focused on learning opportunities for American Indian children. She also worked for curriculum and resource materials that reflected the American Indian history and culture for all Minnesota learners.

Ojibwa loom-woven beadwork and wool belt

Ojibwa loom-woven beadwork and wool belt

Loom-woven beadwork belt, reportedly owned by Hole-in-the-Day.

Ojibwe appliqued and beaded wool sash

Ojibwe appliqued and beaded wool sash

Red wool sash appliqued with flower pattern, reportedly owned by Hole-in-the-Day.

Hole in the Day, an Ojibwe leader

Hole in the Day, an Ojibwe leader

Portrait of Hole-in-the-Day with turban, feathers, and blanket, 1862–1868.

Indian delegation in Washington, D.C.; Hole in the Day is standing on the balcony, to right of second pillar from the left

Indian delegation in Washington, D.C.

Photograph of Indian delegation to Washington, D.C., c.1868. Hole in the Day is standing on the balcony, to right of second pillar from the left

Po-go-nay-ke-shick (Hole in the Day), Ojibwe chief

Po-go-nay-ke-shick (Hole in the Day), Ojibwe chief

Seated portrait of Hole-in-the-Day, c.1860.

Po-go-nay-ke-shick (Hole in the Day).

Po-go-nay-ke-shick (Hole in the Day).

Hole-in-the-Day wearing Euro-American clothing, c.1860.

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