National Geographic : 1937 Nov
Photograph by William Dow Boutwell "I DARE YOU TO STEP ON UNITED STATES SOIL!" After more than a century of peace along the international border, a playful fist is poked northward into Canada. The frontier "incident" is staged by two young Iroquois braves from the reservation here at St. Regis, Quebec, where the boundary between the two nations meets the St. Lawrence River. Photograph from Wide World HER SON DIED ON THE WARPATH, FOR UNCLE SAM Mrs. Kate Mike, 74, a Winnebago Indian from Wisconsin, waves the Stars and Stripes and a tobacco pouch as sheisabout to sail from New York with 112 other Gold Star Mothers to visit their sons' graves inFrance. About 12,000 American Indians served overseas during the World War.