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  • Format-Medium: photograph (and)
  • 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.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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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.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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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.
    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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.
    • 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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    • 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.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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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...
    • 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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    • 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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    • 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.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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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.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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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...
    • 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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    • 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.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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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.
    • 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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    • Bread - Apsaroke

    • Portrait of Bread (Mahuwush), a Native American (Apsaroke Crow) man; he wears a feather headdress with down and a quillwork headband.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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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.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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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.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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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.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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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.
    • 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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    • Captain Charley - Maricopa

    • Portrait of Captain Charley, an elderly Native American (Maricopa) man. He wears a blanket and has white or gray hair.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Carlos Rios - Papago chief

    • Portrait of Carlos Rios, a Native American (Tohono O'Odham, Papago) chief.
    • 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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    • 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.
    • 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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    • Chijako - Pima

    • Portrait of Chijako, a Native American (Pima) man, wearing a blanket.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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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.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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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.
    • 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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    • 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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    • 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.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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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.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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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.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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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.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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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.
    • 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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    • 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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    • 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.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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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.
    • 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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    • Havachachi - Maricopa

    • Portrait of Havachachi, a Native American (Maricopa) woman; she smiles, and wears a blanket.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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