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    • Sun Dance at Pine Ridge, South Dakota

    • Eight Native American (Oglala Sioux) men participate in the Sun Dance on the Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota. They all wear decorative, but different, breechcloths and head wear, and all hold ceremonial whistles in their mouths. Each man also...
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    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Grizzley Bear and Marie Stere-ich-im

    • Studio portrait of Grizzley Bear and Marie, two Native Americans (Blackfoot Dakota). They pose in front of a painted canvas drop. Grizzley Bear holds a ceremonial pipe and wears a woven fringed tunic and has his long hair in braids, he has a scarf...
    • Boos, Edward H.
    • [between 1905 and 1907?]
    • Hopi Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial Gallup N. M.

    • A Native American (Pueblo, Hopi) man poses outdoors with a drum at the Inter-Tribal Ceremonial in Gallup, New Mexico. He wears boot moccasins, a woven bandolier, bead necklaces, and feather in his hair.
    • Willis-Barnes Photo.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Snake dance

    • Native American Ute indians perform a ceremonial snake dance possibly on a reservation in Colorado. The dancers wear feathers, headdresses, fringed shirts and vests. One dancer plays a drum the other dancers hold snakes. Off to the side of the...
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Tyuonyi- Frijoles Canon

    • View of the Ceremonial Cave, Native American (Anasazi) cliff dwelling ruins at Bandelier National Monument, New Mexico. The cave sits in a cliffside, above the tops of trees.
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • 1908
    • Ceremonial bowl

    • Native American (Zuni) earthenware ceremonial bowl with tadpole, dragonfly, and spotted frog motif in brown on white paint; terraced rim.
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    • [between 1880 and 1920]
    • Ceremonial bowl

    • A Native American Zuni Indian coiled ceremonial bowl with sculpted frogs opposite each other, brown and tan coloring and designs of zig-zags, triangles and lines.
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    • [between 1860 and 1890]
    • Ceremonial bowl

    • Shows a ceremonial bowl made and used by the Native American Zuni in the ceremony of the Rain Maiden Goddess. Images painted on the bowl in grey, red and black slips, include a snake, frog and tadpole.
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    • [between 1800 and 1850]
    • Ceremonial Cave - Rito. Santa Fe. N.M.

    • Julian Martinez of the San Ildefonso Pueblo in New Mexico steps out of a ceremonial cave among the ruins of Bandelier National Monument in New Mexico. The wood ladder has tall sidepieces that extend several feet past the rungs. A man is crouched...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [1912?]
    • Ponca's Sun Dance, near Ponca City, Okla.

    • View of Native Americans (Ponca) performing a Sun Dance near Ponca City, Oklahoma. One group of shirtless men, wearing light colored waist wraps under dark colored breechcloths, stands in a line holding ceremonial objects in their mouths and hands....
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    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Ceremonial bowl

    • Native American (Zuni) earthenware ceremonial bowl used as a prayer meal bowl; stepped rim with a tadpole design in brown and red paint over white slip.
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    • [between 1880 and 1920]
    • Ceremonial canteen

    • Native American (Zuni) earthenware ceremonial canteen with heads and handles; painted dark brown, red-brown on white-brown slip in a feather, scallop and floral pattern.
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    • [between 1880 and 1920]
    • Sun Dance at Pine Ridge, South Dakota

    • Native Americans (Oglala Sioux) perform the Sun Dance on the Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota. Two men and a woman in the foreground hold wreaths in their hands and an unidentified object in their mouths and direct their attention toward a...
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    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Ed McGaa, Oglala Sioux, with thongs attached, is led back for Sun Dance

    • Ed McGaa, a Native American (Oglala Sioux), holds a ceremonial whistle in his mouth and has thongs attached to his newly pierced chest as he prepares to participate in a Sun Dance ceremony. He wears a wreath around his head, body paint, bracelets,...
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    • 1970 August 14
    • No Neck and family, Spotted Tail and family

    • Sioux leader No Neck and his family sit with Spotted Tail and his family on a wood platform in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. No Neck sits in the left foreground wearing a feather headdress and...
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    • [1894?]
    • Cochiti Pueblo, arts and customs - dances

    • Native American men and women are dressed in ceremonial costumes as they dance in Cochiti Pueblo, New Mexico. Costume elements include: face paint, headdresses, moccasins, leggings, dresses, and squash blossom and bead necklaces. The men carry...
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    • [between 1900 and 1930?]
    • Cochiti Pueblo, arts and customs - dances

    • Native American men and women dance in a circle in Cochiti Pueblo, New Mexico. They are dressed in ceremonial costume, elements of which include: buffalo headdresses, decorative dresses, moccasins, bustles, and feather ornamentation.
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    • [between 1890 and 1920]
    • Sioux Indian dance

    • Native American (Sioux) men and women participate in a ceremonial dance in front of a crowd gathered beneath a shelter. Costumes include moccasins, leggings, fringed dresses, breechcloths, hair pipe ornamentation, beadwork decoration, and...
    • Purdy.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • [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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    • Iae-Lo-Ta-Tee and family

    • A Native American Flathead (Salish) man, identified as Iaelotatee, poses with his wife and son in front of a tepee. He wears moccasins, leggings, breech cloth, fringed shirt, ammunition belt, necklace, hair pipe choker, and pony tails. The boy...
    • Stone, Benjamin.
    • 1907
    • Four men, unid.

    • Four unidentified Native American Indian men pose in ceremonial clothing. One man holds a drum and a shield (?) and another holds a staff. They all wear pants, shirts, headdresses and beaded moccasins.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Unid. Indian wearing badge Allegheny, Penn.

    • Shows an unidentified Native American man in ceremonial dress seated next to a residence in Allegheny, Pennsylvania. He wears a stripped shirt, long pants decorated with bands of beads down the sides, a cone shaped headdress that is decorated with...
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Ute Indian Camp Garden of the Gods Shan Kive

    • Panoramic view of Native American (Ute) men, women and children, and white men at the Shan Kive (Colorado Springs Carnival) in Colorado Springs (El Paso County), Colorado. Utes pose in front of tipis and the sandstone rock formations of the Garden...
    • Stewart Brothers (Firm)
    • 1913
    • Moon dance in Garden of the Gods

    • Native American (Ute) men and women participate in a Moon Dance at Garden of the Gods, El Paso County, Colorado. Some men hold decorated ceremonial spears. Some women hold umbrellas. Men wear feather headdresses. One man wears a beaded vest. Women...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • August 3, 1911
    • Grizzley Bear (Stere-itch-im)

    • Studio portrait of Grizzley Bear, a Native American (Blackfoot Dakota) man. He poses in front of a painted canvas drop and holds a ceremonial pipe, wears a woven fringed tunic and has his hair in braids.
    • Boos, Edward H.
    • [between 1905 and 1907?]
    • Hopi ceremony

    • Native American (Hopi) men, women and children pose in blankets, ceremonial kilts, moccasins and necklaces at an unidentified pueblo in Arizona. One man plays a flute and another holds a bow with arrows. Adobe buildings are in the distance.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Grizzley Bear Stere-ich-im

    • Studio portrait of Grizzley Bear, a Native American (Blackfoot Dakota) man also known as "Stere-ich-im." He poses in front of a painted drop, holds a ceremonial pipe in his hands, wears a woven fringed tunic, has his hair in long braids, and has a...
    • Boos, Edward H.
    • [between 1905 and 1907?]
    • Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine interior wall decoration

    • Interior photograph of painted ceiling in the Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine located in Denver, Colorado. The Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine utilizes Middle Eastern architectural styles to create ceremonial spaces in keeping with the spirit and...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • 1997 June
    • Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine interior half wood doors

    • Interior photograph of two interior half wood doors and stained glass windows in the Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine located in Denver, Colorado. The Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine utilizes Middle Eastern architectural styles to create ceremonial...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • 1997 June
    • Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine stained glass windowns

    • Interior photograph of stained glass windows in the Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine located in Denver, Colorado. The Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine utilizes Middle Eastern architectural styles to create ceremonial spaces in keeping with the spirit...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • 1997 June
    • Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine decorative ceiling

    • Interior photograph of a decorative ceiling in the Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine located in Denver, Colorado. The Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine utilizes Middle Eastern architectural styles to create ceremonial spaces in keeping with the spirit and...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • 1997 June
    • Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine floor mosaic

    • Interior photograph of a geometric floor mosaic in the Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine located in Denver, Colorado. The Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine utilizes Middle Eastern architectural styles to create ceremonial spaces in keeping with the spirit...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • 1997 June
    • Kae-Kae-She

    • Flathead Baptiste Ka-Ka-She (possibly spelled Kae-Kae-She), a Pend d'Oreille judge in the Flathead Indian Reservation court, poses on the reservation in western Montana. He holds a ceremonial pipe and a beaded pipe bag with tassels hanging from the...
    • Boos, Edward H.
    • [between 1905 and 1907?]
    • Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine interior archway

    • Interior photograph of painted archways in the Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine located in Denver, Colorado. The Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine utilizes Middle Eastern architectural styles to create ceremonial spaces in keeping with the spirit and...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • 1997 June
    • Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine decorative walls and newel

    • Interior photograph of decorative walls and a wooden newel in the Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine located in Denver, Colorado. The Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine utilizes Middle Eastern architectural styles to create ceremonial spaces in keeping with...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • 1997 June
    • Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine decorative wall and stair

    • Interior photograph of a decorative wall and stair landing on the second floor of the Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine located in Denver, Colorado. The Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine utilizes Middle Eastern architectural styles to create ceremonial...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • 1997 June
    • Above Tyuouyi [i.e. Tyuonyi] cliff- ceremonial cave- through the trees

    • View of a Native American Anasazi Ceremonial Cave, Frijoles Canyon, Bandelier National Monument, New Mexico. The cliffside cave stands above trees which grow near the base of the cliff. A wooden ladder leads to the floor of the cave from a lower...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • 1908
    • Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine interior door

    • Interior photograph of a interior door and stained glass windows in the Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine located in Denver, Colorado. The Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine utilizes Middle Eastern architectural styles to create ceremonial spaces in...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • 1997 June
    • Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine ballroom column

    • Interior photograph of a painted column in the ballroom of the Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine located in Denver, Colorado. The Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine utilizes Middle Eastern architectural styles to create ceremonial spaces in keeping with...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • 1997 June
    • Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine archway

    • Interior photograph of an archway in the Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine located in Denver, Colorado. The Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine utilizes Middle Eastern architectural styles to create ceremonial spaces in keeping with the spirit and rituals...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • 1997 June
    • Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine decorative wall

    • Interior photograph of a geometric patterned decorative all in the Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine located in Denver, Colorado. The Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine utilizes Middle Eastern architectural styles to create ceremonial spaces in keeping...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • 1997 June

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