Tag Archives: Native Americans

Poetry Read aloud at fireside: Sacred Ground II

suzan_harjo

By: Suzan Shown Harjo Opening Celebration March 1, 2014 Native American Voices: The People – Here and Now Sacred Ground II Eagles disappear into the sun surrounded by light from the face of Creation then scream their way home with burning Messages of mystery and power some are given to snake doctors and ants and […]

Posted in Museum, Native American Voices | Also tagged , , | Leave a comment

SnowMG!

Philadelphia is expecting many of inches of snow, and the weather should start any minute now. It’s safe to say that the city has descended into a full-throated freak-out. So, let’s put it in perspective with some snow photos from the archives! So remember, if you’re going to go out, bring your parka made from […]

Posted in Fun Friday Image of the Week | Also tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fire, Water, and the Closing of the Frontier

If you ever want to make a genealogist cry (no judgment here — that could be an entertaining time), just mention the 1890 United States census. It was a victim of destiny and bureaucrats, first damaged in a fire in 1921 and later destroyed by bone-headed paper pushers in 1933. The first census to use […]

Posted in Fun Friday Image of the Week | Also tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Booger Dance.

While this appears to be a picture of a visiting muppet, in actuality it is a Cherokee man, wearing a mask for the ceremonial Booger Dance.

Posted in Fun Friday Image of the Week | Also tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Responses