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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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    • The day of law

    • Native American (Hopi) man sits crossleg on a mesa, a small fire in front of him, overlooking a valley. He wears a loin cloth and a knife on his belt, a feather on his head.
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [1906?]
    • 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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    • 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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    • The noted Chief Red Cloud

    • Studio portrait of Chief Red Cloud (Makhpia-sha, or Maqpeya-luta) Native American Oglala Sioux (Lakota) seated and wearing a headdress, buckskin shirt and blanket over his legs; his son Jack Red Cloud stands next to him, wearing a vest and jacket.
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    • [between 1900 and 1909?]
    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Within the medicine lodge

    • Native American (Blackfeet, Siksika) men stand in a large brush shelter with a central pole. Some men wear leather belts decorated with bells and feather headdresses.
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    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • 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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    • Tatanka Ptieela, (Short Bull)

    • Short Bull, Native American Oglala, Teton Sioux man, (Lakota) poses in front of a tree wearing a buckskin shirt with fringe, headdress and leggings; he holds a ceremonial pipe and a rifle.
    • Heyn Photo.
    • 1900
    • Chief Red Cloud Sioux

    • Head and shoulders portrait of an elderly Chief Red Cloud, Native American Oglala Sioux, wearing a striped shirt and neck scarf.
    • Heyn Photo.
    • 1902
    • 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....
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    • 1909
    • Vash Gon - Jicarilla

    • Profile portrait of Vash Gon, a Native American (Jicarilla Apache) man with braids in probably beaded hair tubes, earrings, and a scarf tied around his neck.
    • 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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    • Jicarilla maiden

    • Bust portrait of a Native American (Jicarilla Apache) girl with her hair parted down the middle and wrapped in cloth or yarn ties. She wears hoop earrings, beaded necklaces with an abalone shell pendant, and a buckskin cape with a beaded, scalloped...
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Jicarilla matron

    • Bust portrait of a Native American (Jicarilla Apache) woman in a belted buckskin dress, a multi-strand necklace with probably trade beads and seed beads, an abalone shell pendant, and her hair parted down the middle and wrapped with yarn.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Jicarilla women

    • Native American (Jicarilla Apache) women sit on horseback and watch races at a festival. Shows a fur pelt horse blanket and women in buckskin capes with beaded trim.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Crazy Head

    • Studio portrait (sitting) of Crazy Head, a Native American (Crow or Cheyenne) man. He wears a beaded shirt, a necklace with a beaded and fringed fur pelt pendant, and a beaded feather headdress.
    • Throssel, Richard, d. 1933.
    • 1908
    • The Other Medicine, Crow Indians

    • Head and shoulders profile studio portrait of a Native American (Crow) man, identified as The Other Medicine. He wears long braids and holds a tomahawk and arrows across his chest.
    • Throssel, Richard, d. 1933.
    • 1905
    • 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 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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    • Pahaka's (Buffalo Bill) farewell salute

    • Buffalo Bill (William F. Cody) rides at the head of a group of Native American (Sioux) men on horseback as part of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The Sioux men hold staffs decorated with feathers and wear moccasins, beaded leggings, and feather...
    • Graufogel, George.
    • [1907?]
    • Geronimo

    • Studio portrait (sitting) of Geronimo, a Native American (Chiricahua Apache) man. He wears a bead choker and a medal pendant.
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    • [between 1902 and 1909]
    • 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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    • 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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    • Signs, Dull Knife's provocation

    • A Native American (Northern Cheyenne) man and a white soldier stand next to a dead horse whose throat has been cut.
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    • 1908
    • The writer of the Bent articles, George Bent, and his wife Magpie

    • Portrait of George Bent, a mixed-blood who chose to live and fight as a Cheyenne warrior, with his wife Magpie. Bent wears a suit and moccasins, he has a moustache. Magpie wears a dress decorated with elk teeth, quillwork and fringe, and a hairpipe...
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    • 1906 March
    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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