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    • Chiefs of Buffalo Bill's Wild West

    • A group of seven Native American chiefs poses in front of a teepee in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in England. Several of the men are wearing feather headdresses. Included in the group are Flies Above on the far left and Standing Bear...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Tribal chiefs--1880-1890.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Flies Above.; Red Shirt.; Standing Bear.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1887?]
    • Indian group with watermelon

    • A group of Native American men sits in front of a teepee in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Erastina in Staten Island, New York. The man on the far left kneels over a watermelon he is slicing with a large knife. The man on the far...
    • Indians of North America--1880-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Camps--1880-1900.; Watermelons--1880-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1886?]
    • Standing Bear, Chief

    • Chief Standing Bear poses for a half-length, studio portrait. He wears a feather headdress and has a cape on his shoulders and a blanket on his lap. A ceremonial pipe rests in his arms, and he holds a beaded war club in his right hand. A beaded...
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Standing Bear.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1886?]
    • Rocky Bear with group

    • Sioux Chief Rocky Bear stands on the far right in front of a tent in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. He holds a war club across his chest and has a blanket wrapped around him. Another Native American...
    • Dakota Indians--Clothing & dress.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cowgirls--1890-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Rocky Bear.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1894?]
    • Walpi

    • Native American (Hopi) kachina dancers, some with kilts, face masks, pelts, shaker gourds, and sticks, snake dance, Walpi pueblo, Arizona. Shows side of structure with door, window, and hanging fur pelt.
    • Hopi Indians--Spiritual life--Arizona--Walpi--1910-1920.; Indians of North America--Arizona--Walpi--1910-1920.; Kachinas--Arizona--Walpi--1910-1920.; Pueblo Indians--Dance--Arizona--Walpi--1910-1920.; Hopi Indian Reservation (Ariz.)--1910-1920.;...
    • [between 1911 and 1920?]
    • Snake dance

    • Native American Ute indians perform a ceremonial snake dance possibly on a reservation in Colorado. The dancers wear feathers, headdresses, fringed shirts and vests. One dancer plays a drum the other dancers hold snakes. Off to the side of the...
    • Indians of North America--Colorado--1890-1910.; Ute Indians--Colorado--1890-1910.; Ceremonial dancers--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Snake dance

    • Native American (Hopi) men and women circle around snake dancers at Walpi pueblo, Arizona. One man holds a drum. One woman in a dress and shawl, stands further back from the crowd. Children watch from above, on the steps of the pueblo walls.
    • Hopi Indians--Dance--Arizona--Walpi--1900-1920.; Indians of North America--Arizona--Walpi--1900-1920.; Pueblo Indians--Spiritual life--Arizona--Walpi--1900-1920.; Hopi Indian Reservation (Ariz.)--1900-1920.; Walpi (Ariz.)--1900-1920.; Ceremonial...
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Unid. Indian wearing badge Allegheny, Penn.

    • Shows an unidentified Native American man in ceremonial dress seated next to a residence in Allegheny, Pennsylvania. He wears a stripped shirt, long pants decorated with bands of beads down the sides, a cone shaped headdress that is decorated with...
    • Indians of North America--Pennsylvania--Allegheny--1890-1910.; Allegheny (Pa.)--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Four men, unid.

    • Four unidentified Native American Indian men pose in ceremonial clothing. One man holds a drum and a shield (?) and another holds a staff. They all wear pants, shirts, headdresses and beaded moccasins.
    • Indians of North America--Colorado--1900-1910.; Headdresses--Colorado--1900-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • The Ghost Dance by the Ogallala Sioux at Pine Ridge Agency, Dakota

    • Native American (Dakota, Ogalala) men and women stand in a row and perform the Ghost Dance at the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. One man who is possibly in a trance has braids and a hair pipe breast plate, and dances apart from the...
    • Dakota Indians--Dance--Dance--South Dakota--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Dance--South Dakota--1890-1900.; Oglala Indians--Dance--South Dakota--1890-1900.; Pine Ridge Indian Reservation (S.D.)--1890-1900.; Ceremonial dancers--Dance--South...
    • 1890 December 6
    • Pawnee village, evening ceremonial

    • North American Indian (Pawnee) men and women sit and stand on and near earthen lodges at sunset probably in Nebraska. They are wrapped in blankets. Shows fences made of twigs or brush, and a plaza with an American flag that flies near the entrance...
    • Earth houses--Nebraska--1860-1880.; Indians of North America--Structures--Nebraska--1860-1880.; Pawnee Indians--1860-1880.; Earth lodges--Nebraska--1860-1880.; Lodges--Nebraska--1860-1880.; Rites & ceremonies--Nebraska--1860-1880.; Sunrises &...
    • [between 1932 and 1938?]
    • Brave Bird, Flat Iron, Little Money

    • Brave Bird and Flat Iron, two Native American members of the cast of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, pose with Little Money, a young Native American boy, in front of a tent in a camp for the show at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. Brave Bird...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Brave Bird.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Flat Iron.; Little Money.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.; Indians of North America.
    • [1894?]
    • No Neck and family, Spotted Tail and family

    • Sioux leader No Neck and his family sit with Spotted Tail and his family on a wood platform in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. No Neck sits in the left foreground wearing a feather headdress and...
    • No Neck--Family.; Spotted Tail, 1823-1881--Family.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; No Neck.; Spotted Tail, 1823-1881.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1894?]
    • No Neck, Yankton Charlie, Flat Iron, Spotted Tail, Standing Bear

    • A group of Sioux leaders, including from left, No Neck, Yankton Charlie, Flat Iron, Spotted Tail and Standing Bear, is gathered on a wood platform in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. Both No Neck and...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Flat Iron.; No Neck.; Spotted Tail, 1823-1881.; Standing Bear.; Yankton Charlie.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.; Dakota Indians.
    • [1894?]
    • Wedding of High Bear and Holy Blanket

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody stands in the left midground with a large group of Native Americans gathered for the wedding of High Bear and Holy Blanket in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. Many...
    • High Bear--Marriage.; Holy Blanket--Marriage.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1894?]
    • Indian "Tablet Dance" at Santo Domingo, New Mexico

    • Native American (Santa Domingo Pueblo) men and women dance in a row during a "Tablet Dance" at Santo Domingo Pueblo (New Mexico). The women wear mantas and tablitas on their heads. The men wear fringed breechcloths, hoof rattles, kilts, body paint,...
    • Indian dance--New Mexico--Santo Domingo Pueblo--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--New Mexico--Santo Domingo Pueblo--1890-1900.; Keresan Indians--Dance--New Mexico--Santo Domingo Pueblo--1890-1900.; Pueblo Indians--Dance--New...
    • 1890 June 7
    • Dance of San Estevan at Acoma

    • Native Americans (Acoma) dance during the Fiesta of San Estevan (Esteban) at Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico. Shows women in tablitas and mantas and men in dance kilts.
    • Acoma Indians--New Mexico--Acoma--1890-1900.; Indian dance--New Mexico--Acoma--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--New Mexico--Acoma--1890-1900.; Pueblo Indians--New Mexico--Acoma--1890-1900.; Acoma (N.M.)--1890-1900.; Ceremonial dancers--New...
    • 1898?
    • Ceremonial bowl

    • Native American (Zuni) earthenware ceremonial bowl used as a prayer meal bowl; stepped rim with a tadpole design in brown and red paint over white slip.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1920.; Zuni Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1920.; Zuni pottery--1880-1920.; Bowls (vessels)--1880-1920.
    • [between 1880 and 1920]
    • Ceremonial canteen

    • Native American (Zuni) earthenware ceremonial canteen with heads and handles; painted dark brown, red-brown on white-brown slip in a feather, scallop and floral pattern.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1920.; Zuni Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1920.; Zuni pottery--1880-1920.; Canteens (vessels)--1880-1920.
    • [between 1880 and 1920]
    • Kachina

    • Shows a Native American (Zuni) kachina doll that represents Heheya (lightning). The doll has a green mask, pink ears, black hair that is painted, a pink tube mouth, red and yellow around the eye area, a ceremonial kilt, painted green moccasins and...
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1890-1920.; Kachina dolls--1890-1920.; Zuni Indians--Arts & crafts--1890-1920.
    • [between 1890 and 1920]
    • Ceremonial bowl

    • A Native American Zuni Indian coiled ceremonial bowl with sculpted frogs opposite each other, brown and tan coloring and designs of zig-zags, triangles and lines.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1860-1890.; Pueblo Indians--Arts & crafts--1860-1890.; Zuni Indians--Arts & crafts--1860-1890.; Bowls (Vessels)--1860-1890.
    • [between 1860 and 1890]
    • Ceremonial bowl

    • A pottery Native American Zuni Indian prayer meal bowl. Images of birds, frogs, triangles and scrolls are painted on with brown and red on white slip.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1800-1850.; Pueblo Indians--Arts & crafts--1800-1850.; Zuni Indians--Arts & crafts--1800-1850.; Bowls (Vessels)--1800-1850.
    • [between 1800 and 1850]
    • Kachina

    • Shows a Native American (Zuni) kachina doll of Zuni warrior Salimbiya. The doll has a case mask, yellow feather, flower ears, tube mouth, feather ruff; black, red and green cotton ceremonial kilt, purple legs and body, articulated arms, yucca whip,...
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1900.; Kachina dolls--1880-1900.; Zuni dolls--1880-1900.; Zuni Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Fetish

    • Shows a Native American (Zuni) buffed stone fetish of a bear. Turquoise is used for the eyes and two pieces are on the back along the spine.
    • Fetishes (Ceremonial objects)--1870-1890.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Zuni Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Zuni sculpture--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Fetish

    • Shows a Native American (Zuni) tan stone fetish of a bear. Turquoise stones are used for the eyes and along the spine.
    • Fetishes (Ceremonial objects)--1870-1890.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Zuni Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Zuni sculpture--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Fetish

    • Show a Native American (Zuni) black stone fetish of a half formed body.
    • Fetishes (Ceremonial objects)--1870-1890.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Zuni Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Zuni sculpture--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Club

    • Shows a Native American (Sioux) ceremonial club with a stone head, fringe, horsehair and translucent green, yellow, blue and white decorative beadwork.
    • Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1900.; Dakota Indians--Spiritual life--1880-1900.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1900.; Clubs (weapons)--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Ceremonial bowl

    • Native American (Zuni) earthenware ceremonial bowl with tadpole, dragonfly, and spotted frog motif in brown on white paint; terraced rim.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1920.; Zuni Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1920.; Zuni pottery--1880-1920.; Bowls (vessels)--1880-1920.
    • [between 1880 and 1920]
    • Ceremonial bowl

    • Shows a ceremonial bowl made and used by the Native American Zuni in the ceremony of the Rain Maiden Goddess. Images painted on the bowl in grey, red and black slips, include a snake, frog and tadpole.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1800-1850.; Indians of North America--Spiritual life--1800-1850.; Zuni Indians--Arts & crafts--1800-1850.; Zuni pottery--1800-1850.; Bowls (vessels)--1800-1850.
    • [between 1800 and 1850]
    • Hopi Snake Dance

    • In this reproduction of a cabinet card tacked to a corkboard, a photographer and other onlookers, both tourists and Native Americans (Hopi), line the walls and roofs and stand on the Dance Rock at Walpi Pueblo, First Mesa, Arizona, to watch the...
    • Hopi Indians--Dance--Arizona--Walpi--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--Spiritual life--Arizona--Walpi--1900-1910.; Pueblo Indians--Dance--Arizona--Walpi--1900-1910.; Hopi Indian Reservation (Walpi, Ariz.)--1900-1910.; Walpi (Ariz.)--1900-1910.;...
    • [between 1900 and 1905?]
    • Hopi harvest dance

    • Kachinas in spotted robes and feathered headdresses circle in the dance plaza of Oraibi Pueblo (Navajo County), Arizona. Other dancers in western dress shake gourds and feathers; onlookers line the roofs and adobe walls of the pueblo.
    • Hopi Indians--Dance--Arizona--Oraibi--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--Dance--Arizona--Oraibi--1900-1910.; Pueblo Indians--Dance--Arizona--Oraibi--1900-1910.; Oraibi (Ariz.)--1900-1910.; Ceremonial dancers--Arizona--Oraibi--1900-1910.;...
    • [between 1900 and 1905?]
    • Oraibi, thanksgiving dance

    • A group of Native American (Hopi) men, women, and children watch and perform probably the Butterfly Dance, an autumn harvest dance, at Oraibi, Hopi Indian Reservation, Arizona. Women and girls have hair wraps or butterfly whorls hairstyles, stand...
    • Hopi Indians--Dance--Arizona--Oraibi--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Dance--Arizona--Oraibi--1890-1900.; Pueblo Indians--Dance--Arizona--Oraibi--1890-1900.; Oraibi (Ariz.)--1890-1900.; Ceremonial dancers--Arizona--Oraibi--1890-1900.;...
    • [1899?]
    • Native American dance performance

    • Native American (tribe unknown) men participate in a dance in an arena probably in Denver, Colorado. They wear leggings, beaded armbands, and feather headdresses. Spectators look on from the grandstands.
    • Indians of North America--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Ceremonial dancers--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Ute Bear Dance at Ignacio, Colo

    • Native American Utes perform the Bear Dance at Ignacio (La Plata County), Colorado. Girls wear blankets; men and boys look on.
    • Bear dance--Colorado--Ignacio--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--Colorado--Ignacio--1900-1910.; Ute Indians--Dance--Colorado--Ignacio--1900-1910.; Ignacio (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Ceremonial dancers--Colorado--Ignacio--1900-1910.;...
    • [1901]
    • Crow Indian dance

    • Native American Crows dance probably in southern Colorado; costume includes feather headdresses.
    • Crow Indians--Dance--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Ceremonial dancers--Colorado--1900-1910.
    • [1901?]
    • Crow Indians dance

    • Group portrait of Native American Crow men in a field in (probably) Colorado. They wear feather headdresses, hairpipe breastplates, and carry shields.
    • Crow Indians--Dance--Colorado--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--Men--Colorado--1900-1910.; Ceremonial dancers--Colorado--1900-1910.; Clothing & dress--Colorado--1900-1910.
    • [between 1901 and 1906?]
    • Bear dance

    • Native American (Ute) men and women face each other in separate rows as they perform a bear dance, Ignacio (La Plata County), Colorado.
    • Indians of North America--Colorado--Ignacio--1900-1910.; Ute Indians--Colorado--Ignacio--1900-1910.; Ignacio (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Ceremonial dancers--Colorado--Ignacio--1900-1910.; Women--Colorado--Ignacio--1900-1910.
    • [between 1901 and 1906?]
    • Bear dance

    • Native American (Ute) men and women face each other in separate rows as they perform a bear dance, Ignacio (La Plata County), Colorado.
    • Indians of North America--Colorado--Ignacio--1900-1910.; Ute Indians--Colorado--Ignacio--1900-1910.; Ignacio (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Ceremonial dancers--Colorado--Ignacio--1900-1910.; Women--Colorado--Ignacio--1900-1910.
    • [between 1901 and 1906?]
    • Ute snake dance

    • Native American (Ute) men perform a snake dance next to tepees, probably at a fair in New Mexico. The men wear feather headdresses, beaded and fringed shirts and leggings. One man holds a snake, another beats a drum.
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--1900-1910.; Ute Indians--New Mexico--1900-1910.; Ceremonial dancers--New Mexico--1900-1910.; Tipis--New Mexico--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Snake dance

    • Native American (Ute) men perform a snake dance next to tepees, probably at a fair in New Mexico. The men wear feather headdresses, beaded and fringed shirts and leggings. One man holds a snake, another beats a drum.
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--1900-1910.; Ute Indians--New Mexico--1900-1910.; Ceremonial dancers--New Mexico--1900-1910.; Tipis--New Mexico--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Santa Clara Pueblo.

    • Native American (Pueblo, Tewa) men and women participate in a Corn Dance at Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico. The men wear moccasins, body paint, kilts, fur pelts, and headdresses and carry rattles. The women wear moccasins, dresses, and tablita...
    • Indians of North America--Spiritual life--New Mexico--Santa Clara Pueblo--1910-1920.; Pueblo Indians--Women--New Mexico--Santa Clara Pueblo--1910-1920.; Tewa Indians--Dance--New Mexico--Santa Clara Pueblo--1910-1920.; Santa Clara Pueblo...
    • 1910
    • Santa Clara Pueblo.

    • Two white girls pose outdoors by Native American (Pueblo, Tewa) men and women Corn Dancers, Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico. The men wear moccasins, body paint, kilts, fur pelts, and headdresses. The women wear dresses and tablita headdresses....
    • Indians of North America--Spiritual life--New Mexico--Santa Clara Pueblo--1910-1920.; Pueblo Indians--Women--New Mexico--Santa Clara Pueblo--1910-1920.; Tewa Indians--Dance--New Mexico--Santa Clara Pueblo--1910-1920.; Santa Clara Pueblo...
    • 1910
    • Santa Clara Pueblo

    • Native American (Pueblo, Tewa) men and women participate in a Corn Dance at Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico. The men wear moccasins, body paint, kilts, fur pelts, and headdresses. The women wear dresses and tablita headdresses. Spectators stand...
    • Indians of North America--Spiritual life--New Mexico--Santa Clara Pueblo--1910-1920.; Pueblo Indians--Women--New Mexico--Santa Clara Pueblo--1910-1920.; Tewa Indians--Dance--New Mexico--Santa Clara Pueblo--1910-1920.; Santa Clara Pueblo...
    • 1910
    • Harvest Dance, Santo Domingo Pueblo

    • Native American (Keresan) men and women take part in a Harvest (Corn) Dance at Santo Domingo Pueblo, New Mexico. Koshare clowns walk near the dancers. The men wear hoof rattles, kilts, fringed breechcloths, body paint, fur pelts, and corn...
    • Indians of North America--Spiritual life--New Mexico--Santo Domingo Pueblo--1910-1920.; Keresan Indians--Women--New Mexico--Santo Domingo Pueblo--1910-1920.; Pueblo Indians--Dance--New Mexico--Santo Domingo Pueblo--1910-1920.; Santo Domingo Pueblo...
    • [1910]
    • Harvest Dance, Santo Domingo Pueblo

    • Native American (Keresan) men and women take part in a Harvest (Corn) Dance at Santo Domingo Pueblo, New Mexico. Koshare clowns walk near the dancers. The men wear hoof rattles, kilts, fringed breechcloths, body paint, fur pelts, and corn...
    • Indians of North America--Spiritual life--New Mexico--Santo Domingo Pueblo--1910-1920.; Keresan Indians--Women--New Mexico--Santo Domingo Pueblo--1910-1920.; Pueblo Indians--Dance--New Mexico--Santo Domingo Pueblo--1910-1920.; Santo Domingo Pueblo...
    • [1910]

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