A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE SEMINOLE TRIBE AND EIGHT ICONIC PORTRAITS

On exhibit in the Kislak Gallery It is one of the ironies of US history that the person charged with the removal and relocation of the tribes was also the person responsible for creating a monumental record of their lives and customs.   Thomas Loraine M’Kenney was the first superintendent of Indian Affairs, part of the War Department, from 1824 to 1830. In that capacity he saw the traditional lifeways of the North American tribes was threatened and committed his office to making … Continue reading A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE SEMINOLE TRIBE AND EIGHT ICONIC PORTRAITS