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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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    • Slow Bull - Ogalala

    • Profile portrait of Slow Bull (Tatanka-hunkeshni) a Native American (Oglala Sioux) medicine man. Slow Bull wears feathers in his long hair, probably braids tied with woven cloth, and a shirt with beadwork panels and attached feathers.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Swallow Bird - Apsaroke

    • Portrait (profile) of Swallow Bird, a Native American (Crow) man; he wears his hair painted, with braids and upswept, earrings, feathers, and a hair ornament made of hair pipes, beads and quills.
    • 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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    • 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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    • Sioux chiefs

    • Sioux chiefs in feather headdresses pose on horseback with coup sticks. One man wears a hair pipe bandolier and poses on a saddled horse with a concho studded martingale.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Panoramic view of Wason Ranch, upper Rio Grande River, Colo.

    • Panoramic view of the Wason Ranch, founded by Major Martin Van Buren Wason, located near Creede (Mineral County), Colorado. Shows the two-story adobe ranch house, an adobe-style Conoco gas station and grocery store, barns, outbuildings, corrals and...
    • Sanborn (Colo.)
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    • High Hawk

    • High Hawk, a Native American (Brulé Sioux) man stands on a grassy plain and wears an eagle feather headdress, beadwork trim and porcupine quillwork on his buckskin leggings and shirt, a bone pipe breast plate, a medallion, and a quilled bag or...
    • 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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    • Hollow Horn Bear

    • Bust portrait of Hollow Horn Bear (Mato-hehuloghecha), a Native American (Brulé Sioux) man with long hair in a buckskin shirt with quillwork panels and leather fringe.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Jack Red Cloud

    • Profile portrait of Jack Red Cloud, a Native American (Oglala Sioux) man in a feather headdress with ribbons and a quilworked headband, a shirt with beadwork on the shoulder, and a medal around his neck.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Red Cloud - Ogalala

    • Bust portrait of Red Cloud (Mahpiya-luta), a Native American (Oglala Sioux) man. Red Cloud has long gray hair and wears a jacket and a scarf around his neck.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • The sun dancer

    • A Native American (Sioux) man dances in a sun dance and stands with his arm extended upward. The man has a feather in his long hair, wears a leather breechcloth with fringe and holds an eagle wing bone whistle in his mouth.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Two Strike

    • Bust portrait of Two Strike (Two Strikes, Nomkahpa), a Native American (Brule Sioux) man. Two Strike poses with probably a wool blanket wrapped around his shoulders.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Sioux camp

    • Native American (Sioux) warriors on horseback surround a tepee. The men wear feather headdresses and hold coup sticks. Shows an animal tail suspended from the top of the painted tepee, and grass covered hills around the camp.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Ogalala woman

    • Portrait of a Native American (Oglala Sioux) woman with long hair and braids. She wears a shirt decorated with elks teeth, a bead necklace and bone hair pipes over her shoulders.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • In the land of the Sioux

    • Three Native American (Oglala Sioux) men pose on horseback beside a pool of water on the prairie. Red Hawk (Chetan-luta), Crazy Thunder and Holy Skin ride saddled horses. One horse has a decorated martingale.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • The wood gatherer - Sioux

    • A Native American (Sioux) woman hauls a bundle of sticks on her back. Shows the back of the woman in a woven blanket with a fringed hem, trees and snow on the ground.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Planning a raid

    • View of Native American (Oglala Sioux) men on horseback on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. The men wear feather headdresses, beaded leggings, and carry beaded and quilled bags, coup sticks and rifles.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • The morning attack

    • Native American (Sioux) men are on horseback on a grass covered plain. Shows warriors with feather headdresses, coup sticks and rifles.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • The winter camp - Sioux

    • View of a tepee at a Native American (Sioux) winter camp shows snow on the ground near dense trees and a hillside.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Little Hawk

    • Profile portrait of Little Hawk, a Native American (Brulé Sioux) man with long hair. Little Hawk wears an earring, a scarf tied around his neck, and a probably buckskin shirt with quillwork designs.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Mr. E.S. Weaver

    • Studio portrait of Elisha S. Weaver, a mine operator in Georgetown, Colorado. This elderly man wears his gray hair combed back with a cowlick and he has a full waxed mustache. He wears a dark coat and tie.
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    • Ogalala girls

    • Two Native American (Oglala Sioux) girls sit on horseback. The girls have braids and wear buckskin dresses with fringe and beadwork or quillwork. One girl wears a hair pipe bandolier.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Bill Updyke

    • Studio portrait of William (Bill) Updyke, a miner, he reputedly drove the first stage to Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. His hair is parted on the side and he has a Van Dyke beard. He wears a jacket with wide lapels and velvet trim at the...
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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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    • Sioux girl

    • Portrait of a Native American (Sioux) girl with braids. The young woman sits and wears a deerskin dress with a quillwork covered bodice and sleeves, fringe on the sleeves and hem, elaborate beaded moccasins, a bone hair pipe breastplate, and a...
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • The prairie chief

    • A Native American (Sioux) man poses on horseback in a feather headdress with a beaded or quilled headband. Shows a grass covered prairie.
    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Mosquito Hawk - Assiniboin

    • Profile bust portrait of Mosquito Hawk (Susbecha), a Native American (Assiniboin) man. Mosquito Hawk has long hair and poses with a buffalo robe wrapped around his shoulders.
    • 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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    • Two Leggings - Apsaroke

    • Portrait of Two Leggings (Isatshaduush), a Native American (Apsaroke Crow) man; he wears face and body paint, shell disk earrings, a bead choker, a bracelet, and hair in braids. He holds a bow and arrow.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Medicine Crow - Apsaroke

    • Portrait (profile) of Medicine Crow (Pedhitsi-wahpash), a Native American (Apsaroke Crow) man; he wears earrings, heishi bead necklaces, notched shell disks, and a shirt with quillwork. He has a dried Hawk on his head.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • In the Bad Lands

    • Native American men on horseback wear feather headdresses, beaded or quilled leggings and hold coup sticks on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Shows eroded buttes and spires of the Badlands in the distance.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • White Man Runs Him - Apsaroke

    • Portrait of White Man Runs Him (Maschidit-kudush), a Native American (Apsaroke Crow) man; he wears face paint, a feather headdress, bead necklaces, shell ornaments, and ermine fringe. This man served as a scout for General George A. Custer.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Watching for the signal - Apsaroke

    • Native American (Apsaroke Crow) men sit on horses along a ridge. They wear body paint, headdresses, and beads, and carry coup sticks with feathers.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Two Whistles - Apsaroke

    • Portrait (profile) of Two Whistles (Ishichoshupsh), a Native American (Apsaroke Crow) medicine man; he wears face paint, his hair in braids, bead necklaces, and a dried hawk on his head.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Invocation - Sioux

    • A Native American (Sioux) man stands on a rock and raises an arm above his head. The man has braids and wears a breechcloth, beaded moccasins, feathers in his hair, and holds a wooden pipe and a beaded tobacco bag. Shows feathers and a fringed...
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • The mountain-sheep hunter - Sioux [graphic]

    • A Native American (Sioux) mountain sheep hunter stands on a rocky surface in the Badlands with a rifle and a sharp tool, probably a dagger, and wears a head scarf and a long coat.
    • 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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    • Prayer to the Mystery

    • Picket Pin, a Native American (Oglala Sioux) man stands on a hillside and holds a long pipe. Picket Pin has long hair, wears a breechcloth and stands beside a buffalo skull.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • On the Little Bighorn - Apsaroke

    • View of a Native American (Apsaroke Crow) encampment by the Little Bighorn River in (Big Horn County) Montana. Horses stand in the water, and the tipis are near a grove of trees.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Hukalowapi ceremony

    • A Native American (Oglala Sioux) priest wears a buffalo hide robe, an eagle feather in his hair, and holds a long pipe in what is identified as the Hukalowapi ceremony.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Winter - Apsaroke

    • A Native American (Crow) woman carries a bundle of fire wood toward a tipi; snow covers the ground.
    • 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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    • Spirit of the past - Apsaroke

    • Native American (Apsaroke Crow) men sit on horses on a ridge; they wear feather and fur headdresses. They hold coup sticks and a shield.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Ready for the charge - Apsaroke

    • A Native American (probably Crow) sits on a horse; he wears a feather headdress and holds a bow and arrows. He holds an arrow in his teeth.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Red Wing - Apsaroke

    • Portrait of Red Wing (Ahpishshish), a Native American (Apsaroke Crow) man; he wears face and hair paint, shell disks, heishi bead necklaces, a beaded shirt, and ermine fringe.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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