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A Cherokee woman had more rights and power than European women. She decided whom she would marry, and the man built a house for her, which was considered her property, or else he came to her or her mother's house to live. The house and children were hers.

Po-Go-Nay-Ge-Shick II (aka Hole In The Day II, aka Gwiiwizenz, aka Little Boy) - Ojibwa - 1864 {Note: Hole In The Day II was the son of Hole In The Day I and Josephine, (who was the daughter of Broken Tooth)

Po-Go-Nay-Ge-Shick II (aka Hole In The Day II, aka Gwiiwizenz, aka Little Boy) - Ojibwa - 1864 {Note: Hole In The Day II was the son of Hole In The Day I and Josephine, (who was the daughter of Broken Tooth)

Chief Crow, Crow, head and shoulders studio portrait; braids wrapped in fur, earrings. Photo by David F. Barry

Chief Crow, Crow, head and shoulders studio portrait; braids wrapped in fur, earrings. Photo by David F. Barry

Chippewa (Native American). Garter, early 19th century. Yarn, garnet beads, pony beads, 11 x 1 11/16 in.  (27.9 x 4.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Henry L. Batterman Fund and the Frank Sherman Benson Fund, 50.67.37b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.50.67.37b.jpg)

Chippewa (Native American). Garter, early 19th century. Yarn, garnet beads, pony beads, 11 x 1 11/16 in. (27.9 x 4.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Henry L. Batterman Fund and the Frank Sherman Benson Fund, 50.67.37b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.50.67.37b.jpg)

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