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    • Sun Dance at Pine Ridge, South Dakota

    • Eight Native American (Oglala Sioux) men participate in the Sun Dance on the Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota. They all wear decorative, but different, breechcloths and head wear, and all hold ceremonial whistles in their mouths. Each man also...
    • Dakota Indians--Spiritual life--South Dakota--1950-1960.; Indians of North America--Spiritual life--South Dakota--1950-1960.; Oglala Indians--Spiritual life--South Dakota--1950-1960.; Pine Ridge Indian Reservation (S.D.)--1950-1960.; Ceremonial...
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Framework ready to receive bark for a bark lodge

    • View of the wooden framework for a Native American bark lodge on the Potawatomi reservation near Mayetta, Kansas.
    • Prairie Band of Potawatomi Indians--People--1930-1940.; Indians of North America--Structures--Kansas--Mayetta--1930-1940.; Potawatomi Indians--Structures--Kansas--Mayetta--1930-1940.; Mayetta (Kan.)--1930-1940.; Potawatomi Indian Reservation...
    • 1935
    • Grizzley Bear and Marie Stere-ich-im

    • Studio portrait of Grizzley Bear and Marie, two Native Americans (Blackfoot Dakota). They pose in front of a painted canvas drop. Grizzley Bear holds a ceremonial pipe and wears a woven fringed tunic and has his long hair in braids, he has a scarf...
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1900- 1910.; Indians of North America--Women--1900-1910.; Sihasapa Indians--1900-1910.; Calumets--1900-1910.; Spouses--1900-1910.
    • [between 1905 and 1907?]
    • Hopi Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial Gallup N. M.

    • A Native American (Pueblo, Hopi) man poses outdoors with a drum at the Inter-Tribal Ceremonial in Gallup, New Mexico. He wears boot moccasins, a woven bandolier, bead necklaces, and feather in his hair.
    • Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial Association.--Performances--1900-1910.; Hopi Indians--New Mexico--Gallup--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--New Mexico--Gallup--1900-1910.; Pueblo Indians--New Mexico--Gallup--1900-1910.; Gallup...
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • 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]
    • Tyuonyi- Frijoles Canon

    • View of the Ceremonial Cave, Native American (Anasazi) cliff dwelling ruins at Bandelier National Monument, New Mexico. The cave sits in a cliffside, above the tops of trees.
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1900-1910.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1900-1910.; Bandelier National Monument (N.M.)--1900-1910.; Archaeological sites--New...
    • 1908
    • Sun Dance at Pine Ridge, South Dakota

    • Native Americans (Oglala Sioux) perform the Sun Dance on the Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota. Two men and a woman in the foreground hold wreaths in their hands and an unidentified object in their mouths and direct their attention toward a...
    • Dakota Indians--Spiritual life--South Dakota--1950-1960.; Indians of North America--South Dakota--1950-1960.; Oglala Indians--Spiritual life--South Dakota--1950-1960.; Sun dance--South Dakota--1950-1960.; Pine Ridge Indian Reservation...
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • 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]
    • Ed McGaa, Oglala Sioux, with thongs attached, is led back for Sun Dance

    • Ed McGaa, a Native American (Oglala Sioux), holds a ceremonial whistle in his mouth and has thongs attached to his newly pierced chest as he prepares to participate in a Sun Dance ceremony. He wears a wreath around his head, body paint, bracelets,...
    • Body piercing--1960-1970.; Dakota Indians--Spiritual life--1960-1970.; Indians of North America--1960-1970.; Oglala Indians--Spiritual life--1960-1970.; Ceremonial dancers--1960-1970.; Rites & ceremonies--1960-1970.; Sun dance--1960-1970.; McGaa,...
    • 1970 August 14
    • 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

    • 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]
    • 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?]
    • 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]
    • Cochiti Pueblo, arts and customs - dances

    • Native American men and women are dressed in ceremonial costumes as they dance in Cochiti Pueblo, New Mexico. Costume elements include: face paint, headdresses, moccasins, leggings, dresses, and squash blossom and bead necklaces. The men carry...
    • Cochiti Indians--Women--New Mexico--Cochiti--1900-1930.; Indians of North America--Dance--New Mexico--Cochiti--1900-1930.; Cochiti (N.M.)--1900-1930.; Ceremonial dancers--New Mexico--Cochiti--1900-1930.
    • [between 1900 and 1930?]
    • Cochiti Pueblo, arts and customs - dances

    • Native American men and women dance in a circle in Cochiti Pueblo, New Mexico. They are dressed in ceremonial costume, elements of which include: buffalo headdresses, decorative dresses, moccasins, bustles, and feather ornamentation.
    • Buffalo dance--New Mexico--Cochiti--1890-1920.; Cochiti Indians--Dance--New Mexico--Cochiti--1890-1920.; Indians of North America--Women--New Mexico--Cochiti--1890-1920.; Cochiti (N.M.)--1890-1920.; Ceremonial dancers--New...
    • [between 1890 and 1920]
    • Ceremonial Cave - Rito. Santa Fe. N.M.

    • Julian Martinez of the San Ildefonso Pueblo in New Mexico steps out of a ceremonial cave among the ruins of Bandelier National Monument in New Mexico. The wood ladder has tall sidepieces that extend several feet past the rungs. A man is crouched...
    • National monuments--New Mexico--1910-1920.; Bandelier National Monument (N.M.)--1910-1920.; San Ildefonso (N.M.)--1910-1920.; Archaeological sites--New Mexico--1910-1920.; Cliff dwellings--New Mexico--1910-1920.; Pueblos--New Mexico--1910-1920.;...
    • [1912?]
    • Ponca's Sun Dance, near Ponca City, Okla.

    • View of Native Americans (Ponca) performing a Sun Dance near Ponca City, Oklahoma. One group of shirtless men, wearing light colored waist wraps under dark colored breechcloths, stands in a line holding ceremonial objects in their mouths and hands....
    • Indians of North America--Oklahoma--Ponca City--1880-1910.; Ponca Indians--Oklahoma--Ponca City--1880-1910.; Ponca City (Okla.)--1880-1910.; Ceremonial dancers--Oklahoma--Ponca City--1880-1910.; Sun dance--Oklahoma--Ponca City--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Sioux Indian dance

    • Native American (Sioux) men and women participate in a ceremonial dance in front of a crowd gathered beneath a shelter. Costumes include moccasins, leggings, fringed dresses, breechcloths, hair pipe ornamentation, beadwork decoration, and...
    • Dakota Indians--Dance--1910-1920.; Indians of North America--1910-1920.; Aged persons--1910-1920.; Ceremonial dancers--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • The whole tribe of Sioux Indians

    • A group of Native American Sioux (Lakota) men, members of "The Red Man spectacle and Red Indian camp," pose in front of a painted backdrop of Yellowstone Falls in the dirt arena in Empress Hall, at the Golden West and American Industries Exhibition...
    • Dakota Indians--Clothing & dress--England--London--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--England--London--1900-1910.; Teton Indians--England--London--1900-1910.; Earl's Court (London, England)--1900-1910.; London (England)--1900-1910.; Studio...
    • 1909
    • Ute Indians

    • An unidentified, Native American man poses for a studio bust portrait wearing a ceremonial headdress adorned by a beaded band and small horns. He has a hoop earring in each ear and his long braids are wrapped in fur. He wears a buckskin shirt with...
    • Indians of North America--Portraits--1910-1940.; Ute Indians--1910-1940.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1910-1940.
    • [between 1915 and 1937?]
    • Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine decorative wall and stair

    • Interior photograph of a decorative wall and stair landing on the second floor of the Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine located in Denver, Colorado. The Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine utilizes Middle Eastern architectural styles to create ceremonial...
    • El Jebel Temple (Denver, Colo.); Masonic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Scottish Rite (Masonic order)--Buildings.; Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America--Buildings.; Fraternal organizations--Colorado--Denver.;...
    • 1997 June
    • 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]
    • Above Tyuouyi [i.e. Tyuonyi] cliff- ceremonial cave- through the trees

    • View of a Native American Anasazi Ceremonial Cave, Frijoles Canyon, Bandelier National Monument, New Mexico. The cliffside cave stands above trees which grow near the base of the cliff. A wooden ladder leads to the floor of the cave from a lower...
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1900-1910.; Pueblo Indians--Spiritual life--New Mexico--1900-1910.; Bandelier National Monument (N.M.)--1900-1910.; Archaeological sites--New Mexico--1900-1910.; Caves--New...
    • 1908
    • [Iron] Cloud - A.G. Lowande

    • Chief Iron Cloud (North American Indian, Sioux) and A.G. Lowande, members of the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, stand in a grassy field near tents. The Indian man wears a headdress, buckskins, a hair pipe breast plate, and...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Dakota Indians--1910-1920.; Indians of North America--Men--1910-1920.; Circus performers--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Clothing &...
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    • Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine interior door

    • Interior photograph of a interior door and stained glass windows in the Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine located in Denver, Colorado. The Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine utilizes Middle Eastern architectural styles to create ceremonial spaces in...
    • El Jebel Temple (Denver, Colo.); Masonic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Scottish Rite (Masonic order)--Buildings.; Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America--Buildings.; Fraternal organizations--Colorado--Denver.;...
    • 1997 June
    • Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine ballroom column

    • Interior photograph of a painted column in the ballroom of the Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine located in Denver, Colorado. The Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine utilizes Middle Eastern architectural styles to create ceremonial spaces in keeping with...
    • El Jebel Temple (Denver, Colo.); Masonic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Scottish Rite (Masonic order)--Buildings.; Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America--Buildings.; Fraternal organizations--Colorado--Denver.;...
    • 1997 June
    • Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine archway

    • Interior photograph of an archway in the Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine located in Denver, Colorado. The Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine utilizes Middle Eastern architectural styles to create ceremonial spaces in keeping with the spirit and rituals...
    • El Jebel Temple (Denver, Colo.); Masonic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Scottish Rite (Masonic order)--Buildings.; Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America--Buildings.; Fraternal organizations--Colorado--Denver. ;...
    • 1997 June
    • Ute Indians

    • An unidentified, Native American man poses in ceremonial dress for a full-length, studio portrait. He wears a feather headdress tied under his chin and a woven blanket draped over his shoulders and reaching the floor. A thin stick resembling an...
    • Indians of North America--Portraits--1910-1940.; Ute Indians--1910-1940.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1910-1940.
    • [between 1915 and 1937?]
    • Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine decorative wall

    • Interior photograph of a geometric patterned decorative all in the Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine located in Denver, Colorado. The Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine utilizes Middle Eastern architectural styles to create ceremonial spaces in keeping...
    • El Jebel Temple (Denver, Colo.); Masonic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Scottish Rite (Masonic order)--Buildings.; Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America--Buildings.; Fraternal organizations--Colorado--Denver.;...
    • 1997 June
    • Rito de los Frijoles Ceremonial cave Indian in Kiva entrance showing cave roof

    • A Native American (tribe unknown) man stands on a wooden ladder which leads out of a kiva at Ceremonial Cave, near Frijoles Canyon, Bandelier National Monument, New Mexico. The round, covered kiva stands in a cliffside cave.
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1900-1910.; Pueblo Indians--Spiritual life--New Mexico--1900-1910.; Bandelier National Monument (N.M.)--1900-1910.; Archaeological sites--New Mexico--1900-1910.; Caves--New...
    • 1908
    • Chief Red Shirt of the Ogalala Sioux

    • Chief Red Shirt, a North American Indian (Sioux, Lakota) and performer in "The Red Man," poses in front of a painted backdrop in the dirt arena in Empress Hall at the Golden West and American Industries Exhibition at Earls Court, London, England....
    • Dakota Indians--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Oglala Indians--1900-1910.; Teton Indians--1900-1910.; Red Shirt.
    • 1909
    • Ute Indians

    • An unidentified, Native American man poses in ceremonial dress for a full-length, studio portrait. He wears a feather headdress and a buckskin shirt with tassels. The ends of the feathers on the headdress have long, curly strands of hair hanging...
    • Indians of North America--Portraits--1910-1940.; Ute Indians--1910-1940.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1910-1940.
    • [between 1915 and 1937?]
    • Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine wood door

    • Interior photograph of hand carved wooden door in the Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine located in Denver, Colorado. The Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine utilizes Middle Eastern architectural styles to create ceremonial spaces in keeping with the spirit...
    • El Jebel Temple (Denver, Colo.); Masonic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Scottish Rite (Masonic order)--Buildings.; Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America--Buildings.; Fraternal organizations--Colorado--Denver.;...
    • 1997 June
    • Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine interior entry

    • Interior photograph of the main entrance to in the Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine located in Denver, Colorado. The Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine utilizes Middle Eastern architectural styles to create ceremonial spaces in keeping with the spirit and...
    • El Jebel Temple (Denver, Colo.); Masonic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Scottish Rite (Masonic order)--Buildings.; Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America--Buildings.; Fraternal organizations--Colorado--Denver.;...
    • 1997 June
    • 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]
    • Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine stained glass window

    • Interior photograph of a stained glass window in the Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine located in Denver, Colorado. The Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine utilizes Middle Eastern architectural styles to create ceremonial spaces in keeping with the spirit...
    • El Jebel Temple (Denver, Colo.); Masonic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Scottish Rite (Masonic order)--Buildings.; Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America--Buildings.; Fraternal organizations--Colorado--Denver.;...
    • 1997 June
    • Iae-Lo-Ta-Tee and family

    • A Native American Flathead (Salish) man, identified as Iaelotatee, poses with his wife and son in front of a tepee. He wears moccasins, leggings, breech cloth, fringed shirt, ammunition belt, necklace, hair pipe choker, and pony tails. The boy...
    • Indians of North America--Children--1900-1910.; Salish Indians--Women--1900-1910.; Families--1900-1910.; Iae-lo-ta-tee.
    • 1907
    • El Rito de los Frijoles cliff- ceremonial cave- over tree tops- before restoration of Kiva

    • View of the Ceremonial Cave, Native American (Anasazi) cliff ruins in Frijoles Canyon, Bandelier National Monument, New Mexico. The cave stands in a cliffside before excavation and restoration of the kiva.
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1900-1910.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1900-1910.; Bandelier National Monument (N.M.)--1900-1910.; Archaeological sites--New...
    • [1908]
    • The old bucks in council

    • View of four Native American (Dakota) men wearing ceremonial outfits and holding symbolic objects. Two of the men hold shields, a third smokes a pipe. Other items include a fur covered staff and headdresses.
    • Dakota Indians--Clothing & dress--1880-1910.; Indians of North America--1880-1910.; Calumets--1880-1910.; Shields--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine decorative column

    • Interior photograph of a painted decorative column and capitol in the Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine located in Denver, Colorado. The Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine utilizes Middle Eastern architectural styles to create ceremonial spaces in keeping...
    • El Jebel Temple (Denver, Colo.); Masonic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Scottish Rite (Masonic order)--Buildings.; Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America--Buildings.; Fraternal organizations--Colorado--Denver.;...
    • 1997 June
    • Pine Bird

    • A Native American Dakota Sioux man poses outside a walled tent wearing a headdress, shirt, vest, leggings, and moccasins. He holds a ceremonial shield.
    • Dakota Indians--1880-1910.; Indians of North America--1880-1910.; Tents--1880-1910.; Pine Bird.
    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Osage Indians (Pawhuska, Okla.), teepee

    • View of a Native American (Osage) tepee and a tent in Pawhuska, Oklahoma. Ceremonial staffs stand in front of the dwellings.
    • Indians of North America--Structures--Oklahoma--Pawhuska--1880-1910.; Osage Indians--Oklahoma--Pawhuska--1880-1910.; Pawhuska (Okla.)--1880-1910.; Tents--Oklahoma--Pawhuska--1880-1910.; Tipis--Oklahoma--Pawhuska--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Group of Pueblo Indians

    • Four North American Indian men (Pueblo) pose for a portrait. The men have wrapped braids and feathers in their hair; one wears a headband. They wear leather leggings (some are fringed), blankets, vests, shirts. Two hold drums, one holds a...
    • Indians of North America--1890-1910.; Pueblo Indians--1890-1910.; Men--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]

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