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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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    • [Iron] Cloud - A.G. Lowande

    • Chief Iron Cloud (North American Indian, Sioux) and A.G. Lowande, members of the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, stand in a grassy field near tents. The Indian man wears a headdress, buckskins, a hair pipe breast plate, and...
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    • Mojave Indians caught napping

    • View of a geologist, probably G.K. Gilbert, a member of the U.S.G.S. survey crew in probably Arizona. The man has a beard and wears a shirt, pants, and suspenders. He holds a tool in his hand. Native American (Mohave Apache) guides, in loincloths...
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
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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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    • 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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    • Grizzley Bear

    • Studio portrait of Grizzley Bear "Stere-ich-im," an elderly North American Indian (Blackfoot Dakota) man. He wears a plain quilted shirt and has his hair in double braids. He has a bead choker around his neck.
    • Boos, Edward H.
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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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    • Grandpa Walters, Buffalo Bill Circus, Devlyn [sic] Zouaves

    • Two Devlin's Zouaves, from the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, hold rifles and pose in costume. The young man with a smile on the left is Charles Orville Walters. Both young men wear baggy pants, short jackets, sashes around...
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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Spotted Eagle, Buffalo Medicine-man of the Sioux tribe

    • Spotted Eagle, medicine-man of the Sans Arc Sioux, wears a buffalo cape, metal arm bands, feathers, and a fur hat with horns. He carries a hoop, has white lines painted on his face, and shell disks on his forehead. People in the background include...
    • Colorado Photo Co.
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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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    • Sitting Bull - Sioux Medicine Man

    • Tatanka Iyotanka, or Sitting Bull (1831-1890), wears a buckskin jacket with fringe, embroidery, and a fur collar. His felt hat has a Monarch butterfly tucked into the brim, and his hair falls to the sides.
    • N. W. Photo Co. (Chadron, Neb.)
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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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    • Ruined village,  Mancos

    • An unidentified stands near the ruins of a Native American (Ancestral Puebloan) stone building near Mancos Canyon and Alamo Ranch, the Wetherill's ranch, in Montezuma County, Colorado. The man wears Jodhpurs, boots, a long sleeved shirt and a...
    • Chapin, Frederick H. (Frederick Hastings)
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    • The Lick Monument, San Francisco

    • Women in fitted dresses and hats, and men with suits, hats and canes stand at the proposed Lick Monument in Marshall Square, San Francisco (Marin County), California. On a central pedestal, Eureka stands with a shield, in front of the state bear. A...
    • Nichols, H. D.
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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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    • Sioux boys

    • Three adolescent North American Indian (Sioux) boys smile and pose, seated or crouched, beside a tree in probably South Dakota. The boys wear woven shirts with front button enclosures, slacks and moccasins. Two of the boys wear neckerchiefs. A hat...
    • Grabill, John C. H.
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    • Ruined village,  Mancos

    • A man, probably Richard Wetherill, stands amongst the ruins of Native American (Ancestral Puebloan) stone walls near Mancos Canyon and Alamo Ranch, the Wetherill's ranch, in Montezuma County, Colorado. He wears dark pants a vest, a light colored...
    • Chapin, Frederick H. (Frederick Hastings)
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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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    • 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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    • Chipeta at Tunnel Dedication

    • Chipeta, a North American Indian (Ute) rides in the back of an open touring car with an unidentified person in a parade during the inauguration of the Gunnison Tunnel in Montrose (Montrose County), Colorado. A man in a straw boater drives the car,...
    • McKee, Thomas M., 1854-1939.
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    • 1st cliff house, Mancos Cañon

    • View of Sandal House, a Native American (Ancestral Puebloan) cliff dwelling in Mancos Canyon, in what is now Ute Mountain Tribal Park, on the Ute Mountain Indian Reservation in southwestern Colorado. Richard Wetherill stands beside a kiva, a round...
    • Chapin, Frederick H. (Frederick Hastings)
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    • Chepetta [sic]

    • Full-length studio portrait of Chipeta, wife of Ute Chief Ouray, wearing buckskin with fringe, a wide sash, and beaded jewelry. A painted backdrop is behind her.
    • Balster, F. S.
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    • On the plains, Indians attacking Butterfield's overland dispatch coach

    • A driver and passengers on a mule-driven stagecoach, the "Butterfield Overland Dispatch", fire rifles and pistols as North American Indians on horseback charge the stagecoach. Indians hold coup sticks, guns and shields. Shows a tepee and men on a...
    • Davis, Theodore Russell, 1840-1894.
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    • Circular room, 1st cliff house

    • View of Sandal House, a Native American (Ancestral Puebloan) cliff dwelling in Mancos Canyon, in what is now the Ute Mountain Tribal Park, on the Ute Mountain Indian Reservation in southwestern Colorado. . Shows the curved masonry wall of a kiva...
    • Chapin, Frederick H. (Frederick Hastings)
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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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    • Cheyenne men

    • North American Indian (Cheyenne) pose outdoors, one is on horseback. Two men hold rifles, another holds a spear. The men wear an assortment of clothing that include beaded leggings, moccasins, hair pipe breast plates, wide brimmed hats, blankets...
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    • 1st cliff house from south end

    • View of Sandal House, a Native American (Ancestral Puebloan) cliff dwelling in Mancos Canyon, in what is now Ute Mountain Tribal Park, on the Ute Mountain Indian Reservation in southwestern Colorado. Richard Wetherill stands near a curved masonry...
    • Chapin, Frederick H. (Frederick Hastings)
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    • Navajo Indians

    • Portrait of a Navajo woman, her young daughter and son, probably on the Navajo Reservation. They pose against a wooden wall. The woman has her hair tied back into a bun with yarn and wears a silver head band. She wears a broomstick, pleated skirt...
    • Mullarky, W. T.
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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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    • 1st cliff house from south east

    • View of Sandal House, a Native American (Ancestral Puebloan) cliff dwelling in Mancos Canyon, in what is now Ute Mountain Tribal Park on the Ute Mountain Indian Reservation, in southwestern Colorado. Richard Wetherill sits near stone masonry walls...
    • Chapin, Frederick H. (Frederick Hastings)
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    • Navajo Indian

    • Full length portrait of a Navajo woman probably on the Navajo Reservation. She has her hair parted in the middle and pulled back and wears a velvet dress with a broomstick, pleated skirt. She has on a silver concho belt, strands of turquoise with...
    • Mullarky, W. T.
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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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    • Deh-beh'klih-zin'ni (Black Sheep)

    • A Navajo woman identified as a member of the Black Sheep or DibA̋© LizhinA̋ (Deh-beh'klih-zin'ni ) clan, stands in the sand, probably in Canyon de Chelly, on the Navajo Reservation in Arizona. She has her hair parted in the middle and pulled back...
    • Mullarky, W. T.
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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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    • Pueblo

    • View of an unidentified two story adobe pueblo in New Mexico. Shows vigas, hornos, wooden fences and ladders. Men, one in a suit and bowler, sit on a rooftop. One man is Native American (Pueblo). Ristras hang on the wall behind the men.
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    • Fortification wall, head of Acowitz Cañon

    • View of a Native American (Ancestral Puebloan) stone masonry ruin near the edge of Johnson Canyon (Acowitz Canyon) in the Ute Mountain Tribal Park on the Ute Mountain Indian Reservation in southwestern, Colorado.
    • Chapin, Frederick H. (Frederick Hastings)
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    • Navajo rug weaver

    • A Navajo woman sits at an upright loom and weaves a rug probably on the Navajo Reservation. She sits on a sheepskin in front of a partially completed rug and holds a beater in her hand. Her hair is pulled back in a bun secured with yarn. She wears...
    • Mullarky, W. T.
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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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    • Life on the plains

    • Mule-driven covered wagons are on a street in Denver, Colorado. Shows scenes of emigrants with covered wagons and tents and a storm. North American Indians attack wagon trains and set fire to a barn. Interior view of the U.S. Mint building in...
    • Gookins, James F.
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    • Relay races at Taos Pueblo

    • Spectators watch a ceremonial relay race held for the San Geronimo Fiesta in Taos Pueblo, New Mexico. Shows a branch covered altar on the adobe pueblo building. North American Indian (Taos) men and boys in breechclouts prepare to race. Some of the...
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    • Cliff dwelling on ledge,  Acowitz Cañon

    • View of unidentified Native American (Ancestral Puebloan) stone masonry cliff dwelling ruins near the edge of Johnson Canyon (Acowitz Canyon) in the Ute Mountain Tribal Park on the Ute Mountain Indian Reservation in southwestern, Colorado. Shows a...
    • Chapin, Frederick H. (Frederick Hastings)
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