Native Americans:Native Americans in traditional attire hold the Stars and Stripes aloft on Capitol Hill and meet with President Coolidge in remarkable colorized photos
These amazing images of Native Americans have been brought back to life through vivid colourisation.
The remarkable pictures show the group during the 1920s, with some of the leaders meeting with then American president, Calvin Coolidge, at the White House.
Other fascinating images show the native tribe mixing with the public, standing on top of the Lincoln Memorial holding the American flag high, and two Native American elders meeting with politicians at the Capitol Hill in 1936, the same year the Aborigines Act Amendment Act was legislated.
These incredible photographs were colourised by British colorization specialist, Royston Leonard, 54, from Cardiff, Wales.
Native Americans:In 1924, the Indian Citizenship Act was proposed by Representative Homer P. Snyder and signed by President Calvin Coolidge, meaning the indigenous peoples including the Native American tribe, also known as Native Indians, were granted full U.S. citizenship.
- Native Americans were granted US citizenship in 1924
- President Calvin Coolidge signed the law at the White House
- Several tribal leaders attended the ceremony in traditional dress
- The law granted citizenship to all US-born Native Americans