Photographs of Native Americans by Edward Curtis
Posted Nov 15, 2010 Share This Gallery inShare88 In 1906, American photographer Edward S. Curtis was offered $75,000 to document North American Indians. Born in 1868 in Wisconsin, Curtis moved with his father to the Washington territory in 1887 where he began working at a photography studio in the frontier city of Seattle. Below are selected images of the Native American way of life chosen from The Library of Congress’s Edward S. Title: Sioux chiefs. Title: Ready for the throw--Nunivak. Title: The mealing trough--Hopi. Title: The scout in winter--Apsaroke. Title: At the old well of Acoma Date Created/Published: c1904 November 12. Title: Mizheh and babe. Title: On the Little Big Horn. Title: When winter comes. Title: A burial platform--Apsaroke. Title: The Oath--Apsaroke. Title: Drilling ivory--King Island. Title: Drying meat. Title: The fisherman--Wishham (i.e., Wishram). Title: Boys in a kaiak (i.e., kayak)--Nunivak. Title: Jicarilla fiesta. Title: Tewa girls. Title: Village herald.
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