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Miami Tribe - Mississinewa 1812 by Scott Denny (Native actor dressed to resemble the era. This particular re-enactment takes place in Marion, Indiana)

Miami tribe, 1812 DESCRIPTION On occasion I make my way to a re-enactment. This one is of the War of This actor is Native and dressed to resemble the era. This particular re-enactment takes place in Marion, Indiana.

Black Outlaws, Cowboys And Lawmen Of The Old Wild West!

Isom Dart ~ A Black Cowboy It seems history has conspired against the many cowboys of color. Isom Dart is one of those black cowboys whose adventures are often left untold. Born a slave in Arkansas and later freed by the Civil War he rode West.

Benjamin Hodges, a black Mexican cowboy who made his living as a con artist in Dodge City.

Benjamin J. Hodges, a Mexican Black man, poses in Dodge City (Ford County) Kansas, with a sawed off shotgun and a pistol in a holster belt

Bill Pickett (about 1920) was a legendary cowboy from Taylor, Texas of black and Indian descent. Born in the Jenks-Branch community on the Travis County line, he died in 1932, near Ponca City, Oklahoma. Pickett performed from 1905 to 1931 for the Miller brother's 101 Ranch Wild West Show, one of the great shows in the tradition begun by William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody in 1883. The 101 Ranch Show introduced bulldogging (steer wrestling), an exciting rodeo event invented by Bill Pickett.

Bill Pickett (about was a legendary cowboy from Taylor, Texas of black and Indian descent. Born in the Jenks-Branch community on the Travis County line, he died in near Ponca City, Oklahoma.

Texas Black Cowboys: yes. The majority of real cowboys were African American and Hispanic, contrary to most belief.

Texas Black Cowboys The Hobgoods were Black Cowboys that was the first free men to settle in LaMarque Texas. (A little of my family history.

Mary Fields, nickname Stagecoach Mary, was a former slave who became the first African-American woman to work for the US postal service when, about age 60, she was the fastest applicant to hitch up a team of 6 horses in the Montana Territory. She wore a pistol under her apron and when the snow was too deep for the horses she would carry the mail on her back and deliver it on snowshoes. She never missed a day. When the town of Cascade banned women from saloons, the mayor granted her an…

Mary Fields, c. Mary Fields, also known as Stagecoach Mary (c. was the first African-American woman employed as a mail carrier in the United and just the second American woman to work for the United States Postal Service.

Black Culture, redefinedcool: Black Cowboy Clean

There were a lot of African American cowboys. Some of them very famous in their time. They have been left out of the history books. Also to be noted, only men of color or minorities were called cowboys. Whites were "cowmen".