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  • All fields: The North American Indian, v. 1. The Apache, the Jicarillas, the Navaho.
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    • The Apache

    • A Native American (Apache) man with long hair wears a breechcloth and a leather cap and stands in the Black River, in probably Gila County, Arizona.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • The scout - Apache

    • A Native American (Apache) man sits bareback on a horse. The man has long hair and wears a breechcloth and probably a cloth headband. Shows clouds and yucca plants.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • The Apache reaper

    • A Native American (Apache) woman harvests wheat with a sickle.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • The storm - Apache

    • Native American (Apache) women and a man ride horseback through yucca plants. The women wear full skirts; the man wears pants and high moccasins. Shows storm clouds.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • The pool - Apache

    • A North American Indian (Apache) stands on rocks at the edge of a secluded pool. He wears a loincloth and a headband. Trees and shrubs are nearby.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Women of the desert - Navaho

    • Native American (Navajo) women sheep herders sit on horseback on a sagebrush plain. The women wear their hair pulled back and wear full skirts.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • At the shrine - Navaho

    • Native Americans (Navajo) stand or sit on horseback beside a cairn made with flat rocks, on top of which people have left offerings of twigs. Shows saddled horses, and people with long hair pulled back, cloth headbands and woven blankets wrapped...
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • A Son of the desert - Navaho

    • Bust portrait of a Native American (Navajo) boy in a cloth headband and a probably woven shirt and jacket.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Out of the darkness - Navaho

    • Native Americans (Navajo) are on horseback at the bottom of what is identified as Tesakod Canyon in probably Canyon de Chelly, Arizona. Horses emerge from a shaded trail beside trees and cactus. People wear woven blankets around their shoulders.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Navajo medicine-man

    • Portrait of an Navajo medicine-man. He wears a cloth headband securing his hair.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • A chief of the desert - Navaho

    • Portrait of a Native American (Navajo) chief. He has whiskers and wears a cloth headband and a woven patterned blanket around his shoulders.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Story-telling - Apache

    • Men gather for story-telling seated on the ground or on horseback. The horses have long, rope lead lines. The men wear cloth headbands and woven blankets. Shows trees, brush and rocks nearby.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Getting water - Apache

    • A Native American (White Mountain Apache) woman or girl collects water in a basket coated in pitch (pinon gum) in the White River in Arizona. Saddled horses beside the river carry woven burden baskets and striped rugs or blankets.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Geronimo - Apache

    • Geronimo, a Native American (Chiricahua Apache) man, poses for a profile bust portrait and wears a cloth headband and a blanket around his shoulders.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Desert rovers - Apache

    • Native Americans (White Mountain Apache) sit wrapped in woven blankets on horseback. Shows a mesa in the distance.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Apache-land

    • Native American (White Mountain Apache) women on horseback wear blankets and moccasins. Horses carry woven baskets and camp equipment. Shows yucca plants and tree covered hillsides in the White Mountains in Arizona.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Sigesh - Apache

    • Profile bust portrait of Sigesh, a Native American (Apache) girl. Sigesh wears her hair in a braid and pulled back, wrapped in a nah-leen or hair bow tied with cloth. Shows a multi-strand choker necklace and a woven, striped blanket over her...
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • An Apache babe

    • Portrait of a Native American (Apache) infant in a wooden cradleboard. Bead medicine amulets are attached to the canopy hood. The bundled baby is secured by stretched buckskin ties.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Vanishing race - Navaho

    • Native Americans (Navajo) on horseback ride single file on a trail.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Renegade type - Apache

    • Bust portrait of Genitoa, a Native American (Apache) man with long hair, dressed in a woven blanket over one shoulder, and a cloth headband decorated with an upright feather.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Morning bath - Apache

    • A Native American (Apache) boy washes his face in a shallow river. The boy has short hair and wears a breechcloth.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Chief Garfield - Jicarilla

    • Bust portrait of Chief Garfield, a Native American (Jicarilla Apache) man with whiskers, in fur wrapped braids, hoop earrings, a feather headdress, a striped, collared shirt with a scarf necktie, and a woven blanket over his shoulders.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Jicarilla maiden

    • Bust portrait of a Native American (Jicarilla Apache) girl with her hair parted down the middle and wrapped in cloth or yarn ties. She wears hoop earrings, beaded necklaces with an abalone shell pendant, and a buckskin cape with a beaded, scalloped...
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Jicarilla women

    • Native American (Jicarilla Apache) women sit on horseback and watch races at a festival. Shows a fur pelt horse blanket and women in buckskin capes with beaded trim.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Cañon de Chelly - Navaho

    • Native Americans (Navajo) are on horseback in Canyon de Chelly, Arizona. Shows a row of horses and a dog at the canyon floor; steep eroded sandstone walls and rock formations are in the distance.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Cañon del Muerto - Navaho

    • Native Americans (Navajo) are on horseback in Canyon del Muerto, Arizona. Shows riders and horses on the flat canyon bottom, and steep eroded sandstone walls and rock formations.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Nesjaja Hatali - Navaho

    • Bust portrait of Nesjaja Hatali, a Native American (Navajo) man. He wears a cloth headband, a woven shirt, multi-strand bead or seed necklaces, and a squash blossom necklace with a naja pendant.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Navaho flocks

    • Sheep graze in a grassy meadow near eroded sandstone rock formations.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Blanket weaver - Navaho

    • A Native American (Navajo) woman sits beside a cottonwood tree and weaves a geometric patterned blanket. Shows the support poles of the upright loom. Sandstone canyon walls are in the distance.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Alhkidokihi - Navaho

    • A Native American (Navajo) sand painting used in a medicine ceremony identified as the Mountain Chant (Dsilyidje Qaçàl) shows Yei figures and repeating patterns.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Alchise - Apache

    • Profile portrait of Alchise (Alchesay), a Native American (White Mountain Apache) chief and scout, beside a tree. The man wears a cloth headband, a woven blanket wrapped around the waist and over his shoulder, and bead necklaces with a metal...
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Eskadi - Apache

    • Bust portrait of Eskadi, a Native American (Apache) man. Eskadi has long hair and wears a cloth headband and a probably wool blanket wrapped around his shoulders.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Apache Nalin

    • Bust portrait of Nalin, a Native American (Apache) girl. The young woman has long hair and wears an oversized shirt with pleated sleeves, multi-strand necklaces of trade beads and round mirror or shell medallions, and a pendant on her forehead.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Chideh - Apache

    • Bust portrait of a Native American (Apache) woman with long straight hair, in a trade bead necklace and a plaid, woven blanket around her shoulders.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Lost trail - Apache

    • Native American (Apache) men are on horseback on a treeless plain covered by yucca plants. The men wear cloth headbands or hats, and striped, woven blankets around their shoulders. One man extends his arm to point towards the distance.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Vash Gon - Jicarilla

    • Profile portrait of Vash Gon, a Native American (Jicarilla Apache) man with braids in probably beaded hair tubes, earrings, and a scarf tied around his neck.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Jicarilla matron

    • Bust portrait of a Native American (Jicarilla Apache) woman in a belted buckskin dress, a multi-strand necklace with probably trade beads and seed beads, an abalone shell pendant, and her hair parted down the middle and wrapped with yarn.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • A Hilltop camp - Jicarilla

    • Native American (Jicarilla Apache) tepees are on a grass covered hill at twilight. Shows the silhouettes of trees and horses at the camp.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Hastobiga - Navaho medicine-man

    • Bust portrait of Hastobiga, a Native American (Navajo) medicine man. He has short hair, a cloth headband, and a multi-strand bead necklace over a shirt or woven blanket.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • A Point of interest - Navaho

    • Three Native American (Navajo) men sit on a rock surface. One man extends his arm to point off in the distance. The men wear cloth headbands, moccasins and woven blankets around their shoulders. One man wears a bandolier decorated with metal...
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Sunset in Navaho-land

    • Silhouettes of Native American (Navajo) men on horseback on a grassy plain at sunset. One man wears a bandolier.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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