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    • Choker

    • A choker (Native American Sioux) made of dentalium shell and rawhide. Worn by Cedar Elk when young.
    • Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1880.; Chokers--1870-1880.; Necklaces--1870-1880.; Cedar Elk--Associated objects.
    • [between 1870 and 1879]
    • Native American men and woman

    • Studio portrait (sitting and standing) of Native American (Plains) men and a woman. The woman wears moccasins, a blanket, a shawl, and a hair pipe necklace decorated with metal. The men wear moccasins, leggings, hair pipe and dentalium shell...
    • Indians of North America--Great Plains--1880-1910.; Clothing & dress--1880-1910.; Women--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Indians

    • Plains Native Americans (possibly Arapaho and Sioux) pose on a street; women wear dresses decorated with rows of elk teeth or dentalium shells; men wear feather headdresses and hair pipe necklaces.
    • Indians of North America--1890-1910.; Headdresses--1890-1910.; Clothing & dress--1890-1910.; Women--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Mat-tie Sup-pee

    • Mat-tie Sup-pee (Mali Supi), a Native American young woman on the Flathead Indian Reservation in western Montana, stands in a dirt area on the reservation. She wears her hair in braids and wears a light-colored dress. She also wears large, round...
    • Salish Indians--1900-1910.; Flathead Indian Reservation (Mont.)--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--Montana--1900- 1910.; Indians of North America--Women--Montana--1900-1910.
    • [between 1905 and 1907?]
    • Some of the squaws

    • North American Indian women (tribe unknown), performers in "The Red Man spectacle and Red Indian camp," stand in front of a painted backdrop of Yellowstone Falls, in an arena in the Empress Hall, at the Golden West and American Industries...
    • Indians of North America--England--London--1900-1910.; Earl's Court (London, England)--1900-1910.; London (England)--1900-1910.; Clothing & dress--England--London--1900-1910.; Exhibitions--England--London--1900-1910.;...
    • 1909
    • Alex, Katherine, Katherine, Lucy

    • Alex, Katherine, Katherine and Lucy, four Native Americans on the Flathead Indian Reservation in western Montana, stand in front of a teepee on the reservation. Alex stands at the far left holding a striped blanket in his right hand and a...
    • Salish Indians--1900-1910.; Flathead Indian Reservation (Mont.)--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--Montana--1900- 1910.; Indians of North America--Women--Montana--1900-1910.
    • [between 1905 and 1907?]
    • Two Bear's daughter, Dakota, wearing elaborate hair ornaments, bust

    • Two Bear's daughter, Dakota female, 1/2 length studio portrait with painted backdrop, wearing braided hair with ornamentation, dentalium shell earrings and necklaces.
    • Dakota Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Women--1880- 1890.; Two Bear--Family.
    • [188-?]
    • Indian boys dancing

    • A Native American man sits on the ground near four Native American children dancing in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. The four children wear feather headdresses. Two of them wear breastplates,...
    • Indians of North America--Children.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress.; Indians of North America--Dance.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1894?]
    • Sweet Grass, Crow, wearing hair ornaments, bust

    • Sweet Grass, Crow female, head and shoulders studio portrait, wearing braided hair, dentalium shell necklaces and earrings.
    • Crow Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Women--Portraits--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Sweet Grass.
    • [188-?]
    • Indian boys

    • Four Native American children, possibly including Little Money, stand in the foreground in front of a teepee in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. Each of the young boys wears a feather headdress. The...
    • Indians of North America--Children.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Tipis.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1894?]
    • Sweet Grass, Crow, wearing hair ornaments, bust

    • Sweet Grass, Crow female, head and shoulders studio portrait, wearing braided hair, dentalium shell necklaces and earrings.
    • Crow Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Women--Portraits--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Sweet Grass.
    • [188-?]
    • Two Bear's daughter, Dakota, similar view, full length

    • Two Bear's daughter, Dakota female, full length seated studio portrait with painted backdrop, wearing long earrings, braided hair, dentalium shell necklaces, bracelet, and studded leather belt and sash.
    • Dakota Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Two Bear--Family.; Indians of North America--Women--Portraits.
    • [188-?]
    • Two Bear's daughter, Dakota, in Indian clothing, bust

    • Two Bear's daughter, Dakota female, head and shoulders studio portrait with painted backdrop, wearing dentalium shell earrings, and beaded necklaces.
    • Dakota Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Women--Portraits--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Two Bear--Family.
    • [188-?]
    • Unidentified Crow woman, ornamental beads, full length

    • Unidentified Crow female, full length standing studio portrait with painted backdrop, wearing dentalium shell earrings, necklaces, beaded sash around waist, shawl around shoulders, and moccasins.
    • Crow Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Women--Portraits--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.
    • [188-?]
    • Gall's granddaughter or niece, Dakota, similar view

    • Gall's granddaughter or niece, Dakota female, head and shoulders studio portrait, wearing braided hair with dentalium shell earrings and necklaces.
    • Dakota Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Women--Portraits--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Gall, ca. 1840-1894--Family.
    • [188-?]
    • Unidentified Crow woman, standing in front of shrubbery, with blanket over shoulders

    • Unidentified Crow female, full length standing outside, wearing long earrings, a dentalium shell necklace, and blanket around shoulders; trees and bushes in background, river and hills distant background.
    • Crow Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Women--Portraits--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.
    • [188-?]
    • Gall's granddaughter or niece, wearing hair ornaments, bust

    • Chief Gall's granddaughter or niece, Dakota female, head and shoulders studio portrait, wearing braided hair with dentalium shell necklaces and earrings.
    • Dakota Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Women--Portraits--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Gall, ca. 1840-1894--Family.
    • [188-?]
    • William F. Cody and Sioux Chief Iron Tail

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody stops on his horse in the right midground in a dirt arena during a rehearsal for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Wearing a dark hat and a dark, striped suit, Cody talks with Sioux Chief Iron Tail, who stands in...
    • Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Rehearsals--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Iron Tail.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • White Face and family, Dakota, seated, in Indian clothing, full length

    • White Face and family, Dakota, full length seated studio portrait with painted backdrop; White Face wears feather headdress, earrings, breastplate, metal bands around wrists, beaded sash laying on lap, blanket wrapped around waist, and moccasins;...
    • Dakota Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Women--Portraits--1880-1890.; Families--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; White Face--Family.
    • [188-?]
    • Good Horse, Dakota Chief, and wife

    • Full length studio portrait of Good Horse, Dakota Chief, and his wife, seated in front of painted backdrop. Good Horse is wearing war bonnet, fur piece and breastplate; his wife wears dentalium shell jewelry and is wrapped in a blanket.
    • Dakota Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Portraits--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Good Horse.
    • [188-?]
    • Throwing Stick

    • Studio portrait, head and shoulders, of Throwing Stick, Dakota, wearing beads, dentalium shell jewelry and earrings, in front of painted backdrop.
    • Dakota Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Portraits--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Throwing Stick.
    • [188-?]
    • Good Horse, Dakota Chief, with wife, seated, in Indian clothing, full length

    • Good Horse, Dakota Chief, with wife, full length seated studio portrait with painted backdrop; Good Horse wears feather headdress, earrings, breastplate under decorated fur collar, wristbands and armbands, blanket wrapped around waist, fur cuffs,...
    • Dakota Indians--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Families--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Women--1880- 1890.; Good Horse.
    • [188-?]
    • Good Horse, Dakota Chief & wife, seated, Good Horse wearing war bonnet, full length

    • Full length studio portrait of Good Horse, Dakota Chief, and his wife, seated in front of painted backdrop. Good Horse is wearing war bonnet, fur piece and breastplate; his wife wears dentalium shell jewelry and is wrapped in a blanket.
    • Dakota Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Portraits--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Good Horse.
    • [188-?]
    • Unidentified Indian woman, seated, Indian clothing with elaborate beads, full length

    • Unidentified Crow female, full length seated studio portrait with painted backdrop, wearing braided hair, long earrings, necklace, dentalium shell ornaments on front of dress, rings on fingers, and beaded sash.
    • Crow Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Women--Portraits--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.
    • [188-?]
    • White Face, Dakota, dressed in colorful garments, ornamental beads, full length

    • White Face, Dakota female, full length standing studio portrait with painted backdrop, wearing hair braided, a dentalium shell yoke, necklace, wrist bands, blanket wrapped around waist, and moccasins; holding concho belt.
    • Dakota Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Women--Portraits--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; White Face.
    • [188-?]
    • Two unidentified Indian Women, seated, one holding fan

    • Full length studio portrait of two unidentified Native American women, probably Dakota, both wearing dresses, long belts, bead and dentalium shell jewelry and are seated in front of painted backdrop. One woman holds a fan.
    • Dakota Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Portraits--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Women--1880-1890.
    • [188-?]
    • Two unidentified Indian women, seated full length

    • Full length studio portrait of two unidentified Native American women, probably Dakota, wearing dresses and dentalium shell jewelry, seated in front of painted backdrop.
    • Dakota Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Portraits--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Women--1880-1890.
    • [188-?]
    • Unidentified Indian, Crow, seated

    • Studio portrait of unidentified Crow male, wearing fur cap, two feathers, a dentalium shell breastplate, wrapped in blanket and holding tomahawk, seated in front of painted backdrop.
    • Crow Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Portraits--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Tomahawks--1880-1890.
    • [188-?]
    • Unidentified Indian woman, similar view

    • Unidentified Crow female, full length seated studio portrait with painted backdrop, wearing long earrings, necklace, dentalium shell ornaments on front of dress, rings on fingers, and beaded sash.
    • Crow Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Women--Portraits--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.
    • [188-?]
    • Standing Holy

    • Studio portrait, 3/4 length, of Standing Holy, Dakota girl and Sitting Bull's daughter, seated in stone chair, wearing dress, earrings and dentalium shell necklaces.
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Sitting Bull, 1834?-1890--Family.; Standing Holy.; Dakota Indians.; Indians of North America--Portraits.
    • [1885?]
    • Unidentified Indian woman, similar view, bust

    • Unidentified Crow female, head and shoulders studio portrait, wearing braided hair with ornamentation, dentalium shell earrings and necklaces, and wide leather studded belt around waist.
    • Crow Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Women--Portraits--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.
    • [188-?]
    • Good Horse, Dakota Chief, with wife, in Indian clothing, bust

    • Good Horse, Dakota Chief, with wife, 1/2 length seated studio portrait with painted backdrop; Good Horse in feather headdress, earrings, breastplate under ornamental fur collar with adornments, fur cuffs, metal bands around arms and wrists; Good...
    • Dakota Indians--1880-1890.; Families--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Women--1880- 1890.; Good Horse.
    • [188-?]
    • Three unidentified Indian women, seated full length

    • Full length studio portrait of three unidentified Native American women, probably Dakota, wearing dresses, shawls, bead and dentalium shell jewelry. Two are seated on stone fence, one is standing behind it, in front of painted backdrop.
    • Dakota Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Portraits--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Women--1880-1890.
    • [188-?]
    • Sioux Chief Iron Tail with group of Native American women

    • Sioux Chief Iron Tail stands in the left center of the back row of a group of Native American women and children gathered in a dirt arena for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Iron Tail wears his hair in braids that are pinned up to form long loops....
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Unidentified Crow Woman, standing, wearing hair in braids, bust

    • Studio portrait, head and shoulders, of an unidentified Crow woman, wearing earrings and dentalium shell jewelry.
    • Crow Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Portraits--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Women--1880-1890.
    • [188-?]
    • Two unidentified Indian women, seated, one holding fan

    • Full length studio portrait of two unidentified Dakota women, seated in front of painted backdrop. Both wear dresses, blankets around their shoulders, long belts, bead and dentalium shell jewelry; one woman is holding a fan.
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Women.; Dakota Indians.; Indians of North America--Portraits.
    • [188-?]
    • Buffalo Bill and Sioux Chief Iron Tail

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody stops on his horse in the right midground in a dirt arena during a rehearsal for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Wearing a dark hat and a dark, striped suit, Cody talks with Sioux Chief Iron Tail, who stands in...
    • Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Rehearsals--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Iron Tail.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Moon Eye, Dakota, standing, wearing blanket and large belt, 3/4 length

    • Moon Eye, Dakota female, 3/4 length standing studio portrait with painted backdrop, wearing braided hair, dentalium shell earrings, necklaces, blanket wrapped over one shoulder, wide leather belt, and bracelets.
    • Dakota Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Women--Portraits--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Moon Eye.
    • [188-?]
    • Yellow Lark, Dakota, dressed in colorful garments, full length

    • Yellow Lark, Dakota female, full length standing studio portrait with painted backdrop and miniature tepee at side, wearing headband, braided hair with ornamentation, fringed dress, beaded sash at waist, leggings, moccasins, dentalium earrings and...
    • Dakota Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Women--Portraits--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Yellow Lark.
    • [188-?]
    • Yellow Lark, Dakota, seated on stool, dressed in Indian garb, full length

    • Yellow Lark, Dakota female, full length seated studio portrait with painted backdrop and miniature tepee at side, wearing headband, braided hair with ornamentation, fringed dress, beaded sash, bracelets, and beaded moccasins. She also wears a...
    • Dakota Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Women--Portraits--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Yellow Lark.
    • [188-?]
    • Buffalo Bill with Sioux Chief Iron Tail

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody stops on his horse in the left foreground in a dirt arena during a rehearsal of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Cody is wearing a dark hat and a dark, striped suit. He talks to Sioux Chief Iron Tail, who stands...
    • Indians of North America--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Rehearsals--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Iron Tail.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Yellow Lark, Dakota, leaning against table, full length

    • Yellow Lark, Dakota female, full length standing studio portrait with painted backdrop and miniature tepee, wearing headband, braided hair with ornamentation, fringed dress, beaded sash at waist, bracelet, beaded moccasins, and ring. She wears a...
    • Dakota Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Women--Portraits--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Yellow Lark.
    • [188-?]
    • Yellow Lark, Dakota, seated on chair, dressed in Indian garb, full length

    • Yellow Lark, Dakota female, full length seated studio portrait with painted backdrop and miniature tepee, wearing headband, braided hair with ornamentation, fringed dress, beaded sash at waist, bracelet, and beaded moccasins. She wears a dentalium...
    • Dakota Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Women--Portraits--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Yellow Lark.
    • [188-?]
    • Yellow Lark, Dakota, seated, leaning on table with bear skin top,  full length

    • Yellow Lark, Dakota female, full length seated studio portrait with painted backdrop, wearing headband, braided hair with ornamentation, beaded sash at waist, fringed dress, bracelets, a dentalium shell choker and earrings, and beaded moccasins.
    • Dakota Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Women--Portraits--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Yellow Lark.
    • [188-?]
    • Unidentified Crow woman, wearing hair in braids

    • Studio portrait, head and shoulders, of an unidentified Crow woman, wearing earrings and dentalium shell jewelry.
    • Crow Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Portraits--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Women--1880-1890.
    • [188-?]
    • Sioux

    • A Sioux man, probably Chief Iron Tail, stands behind two Native American children in a camp for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Several teepees are in the background. The man and the children wear feather headdresses. The man wears a breastplate,...
    • Dakota Indians--Children.; Dakota Indians--Clothing & dress.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Iron Tail.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • 1899
    • Sioux Chief Iron Tail with group of Native American women

    • Sioux Chief Iron Tail stands in the center of the back row of a group of Native American women and children in a dirt arena for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Iron Tail wears his hair in braids pinned up to form long loops. He also has a blanket...
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--Women--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Iron Tail.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Unidentified Indian woman, wearing hair ornaments, bust

    • Unidentified Native American female, 1/2 length seated studio portrait, wearing braided hair, dentalium shell earrings and necklaces.
    • Indians of North America--Women--Portraits--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.
    • [188-?]
    • Unidentified Indian, wearing band of beads

    • Studio portrait of unidentified Native American male, seated, wearing a band of beads across chest, a dentalium shell sash, necklace and scarf.
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Portraits.
    • [188-?]

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