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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Wolf Lies Down - Apsaroke

    • Portrait (profile) of Wolf Lies Down (Tset-hupsh), a Native American (Crow) man; he wears a hair ornament, hair paint and braids, wire earrings, and a shirt with fringe.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Plenty Coups - Apsaroke

    • Portrait of Plenty Coups (Adhantsi-ahush), a Native American (Crow) chief; he wears hair in braids and upright bangs, bead necklaces, shell disks, and a beaded hide shirt.
    • 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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    • Hoop On The Forehead - Apsaroke

    • Portrait (profile) of Hoop on the Forehead (Ahiwahuwishesh), an elderly Native American (Apsaroke Crow) man; he wears earrings, a hair knot, and a feather.
    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • The Apache reaper

    • A Native American (Apache) woman harvests wheat with a sickle.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Vanishing race - Navaho

    • Native Americans (Navajo) on horseback ride single file on a trail.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • Sigesh - Apache

    • Profile bust portrait of Sigesh, a Native American (Apache) girl. Sigesh wears her hair in a braid and pulled back, wrapped in a nah-leen or hair bow tied with cloth. Shows a multi-strand choker necklace and a woven, striped blanket over her...
    • 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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