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  • All fields: U. S. Topographical and Geological Survey of the Colorado River of the West, by J. W. Powell and A. H. Thompson.
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    • The maiden

    • A young Native American Ute girl sits in the grass wearing hide clothing and carrying a beaded pouch in her lap.
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • [between 1871 and 1875]
    • Chu-aŕ-ru-um-peak, and his friends

    • Four Native American (Paiute) men, one identified as Chuaŕruumpeak, on the Kaibab Plateau, northern Arizona. All wear feather headdresses, and fringed buckskin shirts and leggings. They hold bows and arrows.
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • 1874
    • Jiḿ-mi-jiḿ-mi and Pi-ká-whi

    • Two Native American (Paiute, Moapa Band) women, Jiḿmijiḿmi and Pikáwhi, stand together in the grass, Moapa River valley, southern Nevada. Both wear basket hats and heavily fringed, belted, buckskin dresses.
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • 1874
    • Kaí-ar

    • Native American (Paiute) woman, Kaíar, stands in the grass, The Meadows, southwestern Nevada. She wears a belted and heavily fringed buckskin dress.
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • 1874
    • Pah-ri-ats in summer costume

    • Standing portrait of a Native American Ute man, identified as Pahriats, western slope Wasatch Mountains, Utah. He wears a breechcloth, a choker, and an animal hide sash; his decorative bow case and quiver are behind him.
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • [1873?]
    • Sai-ar's home

    • A family of Native American Utes, identified as Saiar's family, poses outside of a tepee on the western slope of the Wasatch Mountains, Utah. Saiar, two women, and a baby are included. One of the women is on the back of a horse which is highly...
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • [between 1871 and 1875]
    • Shi-rah-rah, wife of To-ko-wah-ner

    • Sitting portrait of a Native American Ute woman, identified as Shirahrah, wife of Tokowahner, western slope Wasatch Mountains, Utah. She wears a fringed hide dress decorated with beads and shells(?) and has a pouch near her feet. Trees and brush...
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • [between 1871 and 1875]
    • Sai-ar and his family

    • Saiar, his wife, and a baby, all Native American Utes, sit on an animal hide in front of thick brush on the western slope of the Wasatch Mountains, Utah. All wear bead necklaces over traditional clothing.
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • [between 1871 and 1875]
    • Kó-mo-hoats

    • A young Native American (Paiute) woman, Kómohoats, kneels on the ground holding a bow and arrow, The Meadows, southwestern Nevada. She wears a skin cap with a chin strap and a fringed buckskin dress.
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • 1874
    • In council

    • A group of Native American (Paiute) men and boys sit on the ground in a large circle with two white men, including Major John Powell, on the Kaibab Plateau in northern Arizona. Clothing includes rabbit skin robes, shirts, pants, and hats. In the...
    • Beaman, E. O.
    • [1874?]
    • Tau-ruv sitting

    • A Native American Ute woman, identified as Tauruv, sits near trees on the western slope of the Wasatch Mountains, Utah. She wears a decorative shawl over a fringed hide dress, and holds a pouch in her lap.
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • [between 1871 and 1875]
    • Tau-ruv (wife of Won-ro-an) in full dress

    • A Native American Ute woman, identified as Tauruv, wife Wonroan, poses near trees on the western slope of the Wasatch Mountains, Utah. She wears a full length hide dress with fringe and decorative stitching(?), holds a pouch, and stands on a woven...
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • [between 1871 and 1875]
    • Ta-vah-puts, Chief of the U-in-ta Utes

    • A Native American Ute man, identified as Tavahputs, poses near trees on the western slope of the Wasatch Mountains, Utah. He wears a long, light colored overcoat and pants.
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • [between 1871 and 1875]
    • The old gamblers

    • A group of four Native American (Paiute) men gamble, they sit on the ground in a semi circle with bows, arrows, and baskets, at the Meadows in southwestern Nevada. They wear skin caps or feathers, leggings, and breechcloths. Photographer's shadow...
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • 1874
    • The arrow maker and his daughter.

    • Native American (Paiute) man and girl pose in front of a wickiup on the Kaibab Plateau in northern Arizona. Both wear fringed buckskin clothing, the man wears moccasins. He holds an arrow making tool, on the ground beside him is a white rabbit pelt...
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • 1874
    • Won-sí-vu, or Young Antelope

    • A young Native American (Paiute) woman, Wonsívu, stands on rocks on the Kaibab Plateau in northern Arizona. She wears a thin headband, and a heavily fringed buckskin dress with hooves tied on the fringe.
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • 1874
    • Indian girl on horseback

    • A Native American Ute girl sits on a horse, western slope Wasatch Mountains, Utah. The horse is decoratively adorned with beadwork, tassles, and saddlebags, the girl wears fringed leather boots and clothing and is a member of Sai-ar's family.
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • [between 1871 and 1875]
    • Moń-su and Sú-vu-it.

    • Two Native American (Paiute) girls, Mońsu and Súvuit, sit together on the ground with two arrow bags, one made from a fox pelt, in southern Utah. They both wear fringed buckskin dresses, one with necklaces.
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • 1874
    • The watchtower

    • A Native American (Ute) stands on a hunting platform in a tree that serves as a watch tower somewhere in Utah. A tepee is below him.
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • [between 1871 and 1875]
    • Nu-nu-shi-unt, the dreamer

    • An unidentified Native American (Paiute) man sleeps on blankets inside of a wickiup; a small hut of branches over interlocking poles and an open side, southern Utah.
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • 1874
    • The kahn, or tent

    • A young Native American (Paiute) man stands in front of a u-shaped structure made of interlocking branches with an open roof, in southern Utah. He wears a forehead ornament that covers the part in his hair, a long shirt, breechcloth, and leggings....
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • 1874
    • Game of wolf and deer

    • Several Native American (Paiute) children, playing a game of wolf and deer, form a line and kneel with their hands on the ground in front of them, Kaibab Plateau, northern Arizona.
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • [1874?]
    • The basket maker

    • An unidentified, elderly, Native American (Paiute) woman weaves a basket in front of her wikiup, a small rounded hut made of branches with one open side, on the Kaibab Plateau, northern Arizona. Beside her is a fan shaped basket used for collecting...
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • [1874?]
    • Pile of little indians.

    • A group of Native American (Paiute) children play in the sand, Kaibab Plateau, northern Arizona.
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • 1874
    • Two "old boys."

    • Two Native American (Paiute) men kneel on the ground, The Meadows, southwestern Nevada. Both hold a bow with arrows in one hand. They have beards and wear skin caps and breechcloths.
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • 1874
    • Wonsívu and Kurátu

    • Two Native American (Paiute) young women, Wonsivu and Kuratu, sit together on a rock, one with her arm around the other, Kaibab Plateau, northern Arizona. Both wear thin headbands and heavily fringed, buckskin dresses.
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • 1874
    • The mother

    • A Native American (Paiute) woman breast-feeds a child, another child stands behind her, Kaibab Plateau, northern Arizona. She wears a fringed, buckskin dress with a beaded border and a twined basket hat. A cradleboard leans against a wikiup, a...
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • 1874
    • The water carriers

    • Two young Native American (Paiute) women and a girl on the Kaibab Plateau, northern Arizona; the women carry basket water vessels on their backs by a strap that is attached to the handles and placed on their heads. They wear belted, fringed...
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • 1874
    • Ań-ti-naints and Wí-chuts

    • Two young Native American (Paiute) women, Ańtinaints and Wíchuts, sit together on the ground, The Meadows, southwestern Nevada. Both wear basket hats and heavily fringed buckskin dresses.
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • 1874
    • É-nu-ints-i-gaip, or one of the ancients

    • Seated elderly Native American (Paiute) man, Énuintigaip, The Meadows, southwestern Nevada. He wears fringed leggings, a skin cap with ears and horns attached, probably from a mountain sheep, and a chin strap. He holds a bow and several arrows...
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • 1874
    • Group of women in full dress

    • A group of Native American (Paiute) women and girls, Kaibab Plateau in northern Arizona. One woman holds a cradleboard. The women wear thin headbands and heavily fringed buckskin dresses.
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • 1874
    • Boy and girl

    • A young Native American Ute boy and girl sit on a buffalo skin; the boy points to something. Both wear fringed hide clothing.
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • [between 1871 and 1875]
    • The white rabbit skin

    • Two Native American (Paiute) girls and a boy, Kaibab Plateau, northern Arizona. The young women wear thin headbands and heavily fringed buckskin dresses. The young man wears a fringed shirt with beaded leggings and a feather headdress; he holds a...
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • 1874
    • The messenger in full dress

    • Sitting portrait of a Native American Ute man, identified as "the messenger," and a dog, western slope Wasatch Mountains, Utah. He wears fringed leather clothing, animal hides, beads, and holds a bow and arrows.
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • [between 1871 and 1875]
    • Nau-no-kwits and Ku-ri-en

    • Standing portrait of two Native American Ute men, identified as Naunokwits and Kurien, western slope Wasatch Mountains, Utah. Both men wear leggings, breechcloths, and decorative shirts. A young eagle is tethered in a tree between the two men. Upon...
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • [between 1871 and 1875]
    • The present of a necklace

    • A young Native American Ute boy, wearing a leather fringed and beaded outfit, sitting on rocks in the middle of a small stream, hands a gift necklace across the water to a young Ute girl, western slope Wasatch Mountains, Utah. The girl holds a...
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • [between 1871 and 1875]
    • Indian boy and his dog

    • A young Native American Ute man with wrapped braids, wearing leggings, and a necklace, holds his dog around the neck in one hand and a bow and arrows in the other, western slope Wasatch Mountains, Utah.
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • [between 1871 and 1875]
    • The messenger

    • A Native American Ute man, identified as "the messenger," stands among scrub wearing a breechcloth and a necklace, western slope Wasatch Mountains, Utah.
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • [between 1871 and 1875]
    • Home of Ta-vah-puts

    • View of the tepee home, covered in scrub brush, of a Native American Ute identified as Tavahputs, western slope Wasatch Mountains, Utah. A man sits in the shade of the tepee, a woman holds a baby outside. Pottery, baskets, and corn, hanging to dry,...
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • [between 1871 and 1875]
    • Babe in cradle

    • A Native American Ute child sits on a buffalo hide next to an infant in a cradleboard, western slope Wasatch Mountains, Utah. Care of young children was often left to older siblings, freeing parents to perform other necessary duties. Corn hangs on...
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • [between 1871 and 1875]
    • The old man comes on the scene

    • A Native American Ute man wearing a fringed leather shirt, approaches two Ute women, wearing leather dresses and beads, sitting on the ground holding hands, western slope Wasatch Mountains, Utah. Shows a beaded object and basket.
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • [between 1871 and 1875]
    • Met at the spring

    • One Native American Ute , wearing a leather fringed shirt, reaches out to a young Ute woman carrying a woven water bottle, from opposite sides of a small stream, western slope Wasatch Mountains, Utah.
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • [between 1871 and 1875]
    • Indians counting

    • Two Native American Ute men stand on a buffalo hide, talking, western slope Wasatch Mountains, Utah. One of the men, wearing a shirt and leggings, leans on a rifle and carries a powder horn with a beaded strap, as the other man, wearing a fringed...
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • [between 1871 and 1875]
    • The warrior and his bride

    • Portrait of a Native American (White River Ute) man, Gray Eagle, and his young bride, Honey Dew of the Mountains (Uinta) on horseback on the western slope of the Wasatch Range in Utah. The warrior is covered in body paint, has a roach in his hair,...
    • Beaman, E. O.
    • [between 1871 and 1875]
    • The necklace

    • A group of Native Americans (Paiute), four girls and two boys, Kaibab Plateau, northern Arizona. The girls wear fringed dresses and thin headbands; the boys wear feather headdresses , fringed shirts and leggings. The girl in the center holds up a...
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • 1874
    • An-ti-naints, Pu-tu-siv and Wi-chuts, sitting

    • Three young Native American (Paiute) women, Ańtinaints, Putúsiv and Wíchuts, are seated on the grass, The Meadows, southwestern Nevada. They wear heavily fringed buckskin dresses; two wear basket hats.
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
    • 1874
    • Glen Cañon

    • View of rounded, weathered rocks in Glen Canyon, Utah or Arizona (later Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Lake Powell). Shows grass, shrubs and an eroded rock beside still water, probably from the Colorado River.
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    • A dangerous rapid

    • View of white water rapids on the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon in Coconino County, Arizona (later Grand Canyon National Park). Shows steep, rock walls in the canyon.
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
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