This page features a wonderful collection of original photographs of apache indians. Many of the pictures were by edward curtis, and were taken in 1903-1907. Click on the images to be taken to a more detailed view of the picture. cherokee indians have facial features similar to those of other american indians, which include high cheekbones, almond-shaped eyes, heavy eyelids, large front teeth, heavy earlobes and bronze skin. However, not all cherokees possess these physical features, due to early contact with scottish and german miners in the southeast. There are a lot of traits that can hint to american indian ancestry. I had almondish- shaped eyes, and extremely dark hair and extremely dark eyes. Download all photos and use them even for commercial projects. Facial lineaments is a term usually used in poetic script or literature, and refers to a distinctive characteristic of the face however, it is not commonly used in vocal conversation. Apache culture and economy and learned the athapaskan language. This resulting ethnogenesis, or apacheanization of the region, helped to change weaker indian groups into stronger ones, which changed the direction taken in the southwest. The process of integrating marriage partners from other tribes changed apache culture and social structure.