Osage Indians

President Calvin Coolidge with four Osage Indians; the White House is in the background. The Osage, who speak a Sioux language dialect, formerly inhabited what is now Missouri and hunted in what is now northern Arkansas. On June 2, 1924, President Coolidge signed a bill granting Native Americans full citizenship.

White man in suit holding his hat standing outside multistory house with two Native American men in traditional clothing on each side of him

Courtesy of Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division