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  • All fields: edward curtis (and)
  • Creator: 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.
    • Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Navajo Indians--1900-1910.; Blankets--1900-1910.; Headbands--1900-1910.; Men--1900-1910.; Mustaches--1900-1910.
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    • A Gray day in the Bad Lands

    • Silhouettes of Native Americans (Sioux) in the Badlands of probably South Dakota. Shows people on foot and on horseback, and buttes on the horizon in the distance.
    • Badlands--1900-1910.; Dakota Indians--1900-1910.; Badlands (S.D. and Neb.)--1900-1910.; Horseback riding--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--1900-1910.
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    • A Heavy load - Sioux

    • A Native American (Sioux) woman hauls a bundle of sticks on her back. The woman wears a woven, striped blanket over her shoulders and head, and walks on a snow covered hillside.
    • Dakota Indians--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Blankets--1900-1910.; Fuelwood gathering--1900-1910.; Lifting & carrying--1900-1910.; Snow--1900-1910.; Women--1900-1910.
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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.
    • Apache Indians--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--Structures--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Jicarilla Indians--1900-1910.; Indian encampments--1900-1910.; Sunrises & sunsets--1900-1910.; Tipis--1900-1910.
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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...
    • Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Navajo Indians--1900-1910.; Blankets--1900-1910.; Men--1900-1910.
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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.
    • Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Navajo Indians--1900-1910.; Boys--1900-1910.; Headbands--1900-1910.
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    • A Successful raid for the horses - Apsaroke

    • Native Americans (Crow) ride horses in grass and burdock; they wear feather headdresses and hair braids.
    • Crow Indians--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Hairstyles--1900-1910.; Headdresses--1900-1910.; Horseback riding--1900-1910.; Horses--1900-1910.; Tribal chiefs--1900-1910.; Warriors--1900-1910.
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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...
    • Indians of North America--1900-1910.; White Mountain Apache Indians--1900-1910.; Blankets--Arizona--1900-1910.; Headbands--1900-1910.; Men--Arizona--1900-1910.; Tribal chiefs--Arizona--1900-1910.; Alchise, White Mountain Apache chief.
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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.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1900-1910.; Navajo Indians--Spiritual life--1900-1910.; Sandpaintings--1900-1910.
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    • American Horse - Ogalala

    • Profile portrait of American Horse, a Native American (Oglala Sioux) chief. American Horse wears an eagle feather headdress with a quillworked headband, a shirt with beadwork on the shoulders, fur pelts, and a medallion around his neck.
    • Dakota Indians--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Oglala Indians--1900-1910.; Feathers--1900-1910.; Headdresses--1900-1910.; Tribal chiefs--1900-1910.; American Horse, Dakota Chief, 1840-1908.
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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.
    • Apache Indians--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Cradleboards--1900-1910.; Infants--1900-1910.
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    • An Assiniboin camp

    • Native American (Assiniboin) women sit beside a cluster of tepees at a camp in a meadow near a grove of trees. The tepees have oval shaped entrances, wooden tepee poles and stakes to secure the structures to the ground.
    • Assiniboin Indians--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Indian encampments--1900-1910.; Tipis--1900-1910.
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    • An Oasis in the Bad Lands

    • Red Hawk (Chetan-luta), a Native American (Oglala Sioux) man, sits on horseback at a watering hole in the Badlands in South Dakota. Red Hawk wears a feather headdress and beaded leggings and carries a rifle on his saddle. The horse drinks from a...
    • Dakota Indians--1900-1910.; Oglala Indians--1900-1910.; Badlands (S.D. and Neb.)--1900-1910.; Clothing & dress--1900-1910.; Horseback riding--South Dakota--1900-1910.; Tribal chiefs--United States--1900-1910.; Water holes--South Dakota--1900-1910.;...
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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.
    • Apache Indians--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Clothing & dress--1900-1910.; Girls--1900-1910.; Jewelry--1900-1910.; Nalin.
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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.
    • Indians of North America--Arizona--1900-1910.; White Mountain Apache Indians--Arizona--1900-1910.; Horseback riding--Arizona--1900-1910.; Women--Arizona--1900-1910.
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    • Apsaroke medicine tipi

    • A Native American (Crow) man and woman pose by a tipi painted with symbols including a crescent moon and a coup calumet. The woman wears a buckskin dress and the man wears a feather headdress and leggings.
    • Crow Indians--Spiritual life--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--Spiritual life--1900-1910.; Symbols--1900-1910.; Tipis--1900-1910.
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    • Apsaroke war group

    • Native American (Crow) men on horses wear feather headdresses and braids. One holds a coup stick or staff.
    • Crow Indians--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Horseback riding--1900-1910.; Horses--1900-1910.; Warriors--1900-1910.
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    • Apsaroke war-chief

    • Portrait (standing) of Medicine Crow (Pedhitsi-wahpash) a Native American (Apsaroke Crow) chief; he wears a beaded breechcloth and moccasins; a hide shirt with ermine fringe, abalone shell disks, bead necklaces, and his hair in a topknot. He holds...
    • Crow Indians--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Men--1900-1910.; Necklaces--1900-1910.; Shirts--1900-1910.; Tribal chiefs--1900-1910.; Warriors--1900-1910.; Medicine Crow.
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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...
    • Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Navajo Indians--Spiritual life--1900-1910.; Cairns--1900-1910.; Horses--1900-1910.; Rites & ceremonies--1900-1910.; Shrines--1900-1910.
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    • Autumn - Apsaroke

    • View of a Native American (Crow) encampment in the valley of the Little Bighorn, in Big Horn or Carbon County, Montana; shows a tipi and a horse in a meadow near trees and brush.
    • Crow Indians--Montana--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--Montana--1900-1910.; Tipis--Montana--1900-1910.
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    • Black Eagle - Assiniboin

    • Portrait of Chief Black Eagle (Wanbudi-sapa), a Native American (Assiniboin) man. Black Eagle has long hair, wears beaded moccasins, holds an eagle feather fan and poses wrapped in a buffalo robe.
    • Assiniboin Indians--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Aged persons--1900-1910.; Fans--1900-1910.; Hides & skins--1900-1910.; Tribal chiefs--United States--1900-1910.; Black Eagle, Assiniboin chief.
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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.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1900-1910.; Navajo Indians--Arts & crafts--1900-1910.; Navajo women weavers--1900-1910.; Looms--1900-1910.; Weaving--1900-1910.
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    • Bread - Apsaroke

    • Portrait of Bread (Mahuwush), a Native American (Apsaroke Crow) man; he wears a feather headdress with down and a quillwork headband.
    • Crow Indians--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Headdresses--1900-1910.; Men--1900-1910.; Bread, Crow Indian.
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    • Brule war-party

    • Native American (Brulé Sioux) members of a war party are on horseback on a grassy plain. The men wear feather headdresses and leggings with beadwork trim. Some men hold coup sticks tied with feather bundles.
    • Brulé Indians--1900-1910.; Dakota Indians--1900-1910.; Headdresses--1900-1910.; Horseback riding--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Warriors--1900-1910.
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    • Bull Chief - Apsaroke

    • Portrait of Bull Chief (Tsidup-batsetsish), a Native American (Crow) chief; he wears a buffalo fur headdress with horns and quillwork headband.
    • Crow Indians--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Headdresses--1900-1910.; Men--1900-1910.; Tribal chiefs--1900-1910.; Warriors--1900-1910.; Bull Chief.
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    • Burden-bearer - Pima

    • View of a Native American (Pima) woman, with a carrying frame or kiaha on her back in Arizona.
    • Indians of North America--Arizona--1900-1910.; Pima Indians--Arizona--1900-1910.; Baskets--1900-1910.; Lifting & carrying--Arizona--1900-1910.; Women--Arizona--1900-1910.
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    • By the canal - Maricopa

    • A Native American (Maricopa) woman sits by a canal in Arizona, with a clay water jar; she wears a dress, a cloth wrapped around her body.
    • Indians of North America--Arizona--1900-1910.; Maricopa Indians--Arizona--1900-1910.; Irrigation canals & flumes--Arizona--1900-1910.; Pottery--Arizona--1900-1910.; Water carriers--Arizona--1900-1910.; Women--Arizona--1900-1910.
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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.
    • Indians of North America--Arizona--1900-1910.; Navajo Indians--Arizona--1900-1910.; Chelly, Canyon de (Ariz.)--1900-1910.; Canyons--Arizona--1900-1910.; Horseback riding--Arizona--1900-1910.; Rock formations--Arizona--1900-1910.
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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.
    • Indians of North America--Arizona--1900-1910.; Navajo Indians--Arizona--1900-1910.; Muerto, Canyon del (Ariz.)--1900-1910.; Canyons--Arizona--1900-1910.; Horseback riding--Arizona--1900-1910.
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    • Captain Charley - Maricopa

    • Portrait of Captain Charley, an elderly Native American (Maricopa) man. He wears a blanket and has white or gray hair.
    • Indians of North America.--1900-1910.; Maricopa Indians--1900-1910.; Aged persons--1900-1910.; Blankets--1900-1910.; Men--1900-1910.; Captain Charley.
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    • Carlos Rios - Papago chief

    • Portrait of Carlos Rios, a Native American (Tohono O'Odham, Papago) chief.
    • Indians of North America.--1900-1910.; Tohono O'Odham Indians--1900-1910.; Men--1900-1910.; Tribal chiefs--1900-1910.; Rios, Carlos, Tohono O'Odham chief.
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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.
    • Apache Indians--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Blankets--1900-1910.; Necklaces--1900-1910.; Women--1900-1910.; Chideh.
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    • Chief and his staff - Apsaroke

    • View of Native Americans (Crow) on horses; one wears ermine fringe, another wears a feather headdress, others wear hair braids.
    • Crow Indians--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Headdresses--1900-1910.; Horseback riding--1900-1910.; Tribal chiefs--1900-1910.; Warriors--1900-1910.
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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.
    • Apache Indians--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Jicarilla Indians--1900-1910.; Braids (Hairdressing)--1900-1910.; Earrings--1900-1910.; Headdresses--1900-1910.; Men--1900-1910.; Tribal chiefs--1900-1910.; Garfield, Jicarilla chief.
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    • Chijako - Pima

    • Portrait of Chijako, a Native American (Pima) man, wearing a blanket.
    • Indians of North America.--1900-1910.; Pima Indians--1900-1910.; Men--1900-1910.; Chijako.
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    • Coups Well-Known - Apsaroke

    • Portrait of Coups Well Known (Adhantsi-enkyush), a Native American (Crow) man; he wears a silk scarf, and has his hair in braids with string ties.
    • Crow Indians--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Scarves--1900-1910.; Braids (hairdressing)--1900-1910.; Men--1900-1910.; Coups Well-Known.
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    • Crazy Thunder - Ogalala

    • Bust portrait of Crazy Thunder, a Native American (Oglala Sioux) man in a feather headdress with a quillworked headband and an abalone shell pendant around his neck.
    • Dakota Indians--1900-1910.; Oglala Indians--1900-1910.; Headdresses--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Shells--1900-1910.; Warriors--1900-1910.; Crazy Thunder.
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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.
    • Indians of North America--1900-1910.; White Mountain Apache Indians--Arizona--1900-1910.; Horseback riding--Arizona--1900-1910.
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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.
    • Apache Indians--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Blankets--1900-1910.; Headbands--1900-1910.; Men--1900-1910.; Eskadi.
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    • Facade - San Xavier del Bac Mission

    • View of the facade of the San Xavier del Bac Mission near Tucson, Arizona, on the Tohono O'Odham reservation. Shows a stucco church with balconies and Churrigueresque ornamentation.
    • Mission San Xavier del Bac (Tucson, Ariz.)--1900-1910.; Indians of North American--Spiritual life--1900-1910.; Tohono O'Odham Indians--Spiritual life--1900-1910.; Tucson (Ariz.)--1900-1910.; Catholic churches--Arizona--Tucson--1900-1910.;...
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    • Fast Elk

    • Profile portrait of Fast Elk (Hehaka-luzahan), a Native American (Oglala Sioux) man in a feather headdress with a quillwork headband.
    • Dakota Indians--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Oglala Indians--1900-1910.; Headdresses--1900-1910.; Fast Elk.
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    • Fish Shows - Apsaroke

    • Portrait of Fish Shows (Buusish), a Native American (Crow) man; he wears his hair in braids, shell disks, notched disk earrings, and feathers. His shirt is decorated with quillwork.
    • Crow Indians--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Braids (hairdressing)--1900-1910.; Earrings--1900-1910.; Men--1900-1910.; Necklaces--1900-1910.; Warriors--1900-1910.; Fish Shows.
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    • For a winter campaign - Apsaroke

    • Native American (Crow) men sit on horses in snow by a rock cliff in the Pryor Mountain Wilderness area in Carbon County, Montana. One wears a coat with a hood, the other is wrapped in a blanket.
    • Crow Indians--Montana--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--Montana--1900-1910.; Pryor Mountains (Mont. and Wyo.)--1900-1910.; Coats--Montana--1900-1910.; Horseback riding--Montana--1900-1910.; Snow--Montana--1900-1910.;...
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    • Gathering hanamh - Papago

    • A Native American (Tohono O'Odham, Papago) woman harvests cholla cactus fruit with a stick. She wears a necklace and a scarf, and holds a basket.
    • Indians of North America.--1900-1910.; Tohono O'Odham Indians--1900-1910.; Baskets--1900-1910.; Cactus--1900-1910.; Fruit--1900-1910.; Harvesting--1900-1910.; Women--1900-1910.
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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.
    • Chiricahua Indians--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Headgear--1900-1910.; Warriors--1900-1910.; Geronimo, 1829-1909.
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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.
    • Indians of North America--1900-1910.; White Mountain Apache Indians--1900-1910.; White River (Ariz.)--1900-1910.; Baskets--1900-1910.; Girls--1900-1910.; Horses--1900-1910.; Rivers--1900-1910.; Water carriers--1900-1910.
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    • Getting water - Havasupai

    • A Native American (Havasupai) woman uses a cup to fill a woven water pot by Cataract Creek, in Cataract Canyon, on the Havasupai Indian Reservation, Arizona.
    • Havasupai Indians--Havasupai Reservation--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--Havasupai Reservation--1900-1910.; Cataract Canyon (Coconino County, Ariz.)--1900-1910.; Cataract Creek (Ariz.)--1900-1910.; Havasupai Reservation (Ariz.)--1900-1910.;...
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    • Going to camp - Apsaroke

    • View of a Native American (Crow) woman with a piece of wood tied to her back in the Pryor Mountains in Montana. Snow covers the ground.
    • Crow Indians--Montana--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--Montana--1900-1910.; Pryor Mountains (Mont. and Wyo.)--1900-1910.; Fuelwood gathering--Montana--1900-1910.; Lifting & carrying--Montana--1900-1910.; Women--Montana--1900-1910.
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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.
    • Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Navajo Indians--1900-1910.; Headbands--1900-1910.; Men--1900-1910.; Necklaces--1900-1910.; Shamans--1900-1910.; Hastobiga.
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    • Havachachi - Maricopa

    • Portrait of Havachachi, a Native American (Maricopa) woman; she smiles, and wears a blanket.
    • Indians of North America.--1900-1910.; Maricopa Indians--1900-1910.; Women--1900-1910.; Havachachi.
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