..Sioux Indian brave with two feathers on horseback.  Circa 1907

Edward S Curtis 1907

The life of an Indian is like the wings of the air. That is why you notice the hawk knows how to get his prey. The Indian is like that. The hawk swoops down on its prey; so does the Indian.

In his lament he is like an animal. For instance, the coyote is sly; so is the Indian. The eagle is the same. That is why the Indian is always feathered up; he is a relative to the wings of the air.

Source: Black Elk – Oglala Sioux

Photo: Edward S Curtis

Inky: Pixel Lane is a new category to Inky’s Pen.  I added it because sometimes I find a photo, illustration, art that really strikes me; spiritually, emotionally.  The above photo is one of them.  I ran across it in my various meanderings and the words “Genuine Sioux Indian Brave” hit me.

While I can’t speak to it, it speaks volumes to me and that is why I created the new category.  To pay homage – to the photo, illustration, art, artist, photographer and in this instance to the brave.

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