The Many Careers of Ely Parker

The Many Careers of Ely Parker:

Gen. Ely S. Parker, Do-ne-ho-ga-wa, (1828-1895), Tonowanda Seneca leader, military secretary to Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and first Indian to head the Bureau of Indian Affairs. COURTESY OF SMITHSONIAN NATIONAL ANTHROPOLOGICAL ARCHIVES; Jacob August Riis. COURTESY LIBRARY OF CONGRESS PRINTS AND PHOTOGRAPHS DIVISION.