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    • Renegade type - Apache

    • Bust portrait of Genitoa, a Native American (Apache) man with long hair, dressed in a woven blanket over one shoulder, and a cloth headband decorated with an upright feather.
    • 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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    • Story-telling - Apache

    • Men gather for story-telling seated on the ground or on horseback. The horses have long, rope lead lines. The men wear cloth headbands and woven blankets. Shows trees, brush and rocks nearby.
    • 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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    • Morning bath - Apache

    • A Native American (Apache) boy washes his face in a shallow river. The boy has short hair and wears a breechcloth.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • The scout - Apache

    • A Native American (Apache) man sits bareback on a horse. The man has long hair and wears a breechcloth and probably a cloth headband. Shows clouds and yucca plants.
    • 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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    • The storm - Apache

    • Native American (Apache) women and a man ride horseback through yucca plants. The women wear full skirts; the man wears pants and high moccasins. Shows storm clouds.
    • 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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    • 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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    • The Apache reaper

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

    • Native American (Apache) men are on horseback on a treeless plain covered by yucca plants. The men wear cloth headbands or hats, and striped, woven blankets around their shoulders. One man extends his arm to point towards the distance.
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
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    • 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 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Black Bear Jr. Arapahoe

    • Studio portrait (sitting) of Black Bear Junior, a Native American (Arapaho) man. He holds a tomahawk pipe and wears a fur pelt and body paint.
    • Rinehart, F. A. (Frank A.)
    • 1900
    • 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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    • 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 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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    • 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 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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    • 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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    • Clear Sioux

    • Studio portrait (sitting) of Clear, a Native American (Sioux) man. He poses with a bow and arrows and wears body paint, a breechcloth, armbands, fur pelt decorated with medals, and a headdress with a taxidermy bird and feathers.
    • Rinehart, F. A. (Frank A.)
    • 1900
    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Buckskin Charley's wife

    • Portrait of a Native American (Ute), possibly the wife of Buckskin Charlie, costume includes a plaid blanket, she holds feathers.
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    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Colonel Wm F. Cody (Buffalo Bill) rehearses Summit Springs Battle

    • Native Americans, Carlo Myles, Nobby Clark, and William F. Cody rehearse for a reenactment of the Battle of Summit Springs. A Native American man and woman stand near a partially constructed tepee. The woman wears a dress decorated with elk teeth...
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    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Indians, Dakota

    • Two white women wearing long skirts and necklaces with crosses pose outside a tepee with a Native American Sioux man with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, he wears a hair pipe breastplate, vest with quillwork and leggings.
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    • 1909
    • 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?]
    • Big Head

    • Studio portrait (standing), of Big Head, a Native American (Cheyenne) man. He holds a revolver and shield and wears a breechcloth, ammunition belt, body paint, and a feather roach.
    • Freiberg, E. J.
    • 1901
    • Large group of Cheyenne Indians, Wild West Show

    • A photomechanical reproduction of a stereographic view; shows a group of Native American (Cheyenne) men, women, and children as they pose on a sidewalk near a building. The men all wear feather headdresses and fur pelts over their braids. The women...
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    • 1901
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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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    • 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]
    • Salish Indians

    • Portrait of a Native American (Coastal Salish) woman standing next to a canoe on a rocky beach. She wears a loose skirt, striped shirt, and shawl. The dug-out canoe contains plants and an oar.
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    • 1904
    • Quanah Parker's family

    • Shows Chief Quanah Parker with three of his wives, a son and a baby in a cradleboard. Parker, a Native American Comanche chief led the last tribe in the Staked Plain to come into the reservation system, wears a suit and hat. His wives are wrapped...
    • Lambert, Alexander.
    • 1905
    • Death Valley Scott, with mustache

    • A group of men, including "Death Valley Scott," rides horses in a dirt arena for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The group includes an American cowboy (Scott), a Mexican vaquero, a Native American, and a Russian Georgian Cossack. They are members...
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    • [1901]
    • Indian playing ping pong

    • Two Native American men play ping pong in the foreground with a crowd of men watching them. The two men playing wear feather headdresses. Several men in the audience also wear feather headdresses. One man wearing a suit in the center midground...
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    • [1901?]
    • The modern curio peddler, Little Bear, Chief of the Crees

    • Standing portrait of Little Bear, chief of the Cree Native Americans carrying a staff, bow and arrows and a sack; he wears trousers, jacket, hat with scarves tied around his head and shoulders.
    • Morris & Kirby.
    • 1907

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