Indian chiefs on horseback @ consolidated Ute Indian Agency
Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
Chiefs Buckskin Charley, Colorow, Joseph Price, and Nanees (or George Norris) pose on horseback in front of the Consolidated Ute Indian Agency in Ignacio, La Plata County, Colorado for the secret burial of Chief Ouray. Each is dressed in ceremonial dress including headdresses of eagle feathers; Chief Colorow holds a coup stick, a rod decorated with eagle feathers.
May 24, 1925
Formerly HC6303.; Scanned image from loaned collection.; Title supplied.; R7001351331
1 photonegative : nitrate ; 20 x 25 cm. (8 x 10 in.)
Is Part Of
James Ozment collection of George Beam photographs.
Ouray--Death & burial.; Ignacio (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Indians of North America--Colorado--Ignacio--1920-1930.; Buckskin Charlie, Ute Chief.; Colorow, ca. 1810-1888.; Norris, George.; Price, Joseph, Chief.; United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Consolidated Ute Agency.
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