A well-worn stairway leads to a house on Oahu’s North Shore, November 1979. Photograph by Robert Madden, National Geographic | natgeofound.

A 1914 photo of Ishi, the last native North American to live completely outside of modern Western society. In 1911, with no surviving family members, he emerged from “the wild” near Oroville, California. He was the last member of the Yahi, themselves the last surviving group of the Yana people. He died in 1916 of tuberculosis.
Ishi simply means “man” in the Yana language; when asked his name, Ishi responded: “I have none, because there were no people to name me.”
Honey of death or milk of love — we say all. Home is a dull knife against our animal faces. We are a tribe of apes. Mind is a red sky.

— Urayoán Noel (via repost-by-clsnyu)


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