Native American Photographs: 2200 Images
Native American Photographs: 2200 Images
Apache, Jicarilla, Navaho; Pima, Papago, Mohave, Yuma, & related; Sioux (Ogalala, Brule, Yanktonai); Apsaroke; Mandan, Arikara, Atsina; Piegan; Kutenai, Yakima, Spokan, Klickitat; Nez Perce, Umatilla, Wishham; Quinault, Cowichan, Skokomish, & related; Tenaktak, Kwakiutl, Tsawatenok, & related; Nootka, Hesquiat, Clayoquot; Hopi; Hupa, Yurok, Karok, Klamath, & related; Wailaki, Pomo, Miwok, Maidu, Yokuts, & related; Cupeno, Cahuilla, Diegueno, Washo, & related; Taos, Jemez, Cochiti, Acoma, Sia, Laguna; Tewa, Zuni; Blackfoot, Chipewyan, Cree, Assiniboin; Wichita, Washita, Cheyenne, Arapaho, Blood, Comanche, & related; Nunivak, Noatak, Selawik, Kotzebue, Kobuk.
Great gift for anyone interested in American history and the American West. Excellent resource for artists and home crafters. Create cards, collage, mixed media, assemblage, decoupage, gift tags and hang tags, labels, primitives, jewelry, fabric arts, and endless other creative projects. The only limit is your imagination.
About This Collection of Photographs:
The work entitled "The North American Indian" by Edward S. Curtis was issued in twenty volumes in a limited edition from 1907 to 1930, with a foreword by Theodore Roosevelt. In these volumes Curtis sought to document the traditional dress, life, customs, and manners of the peoples he visited. This famous and often controversial publication, with its more than 2,000 photogravure plates, is one of the most important and influential representations of traditional Native American culture ever produced.
Curtis's compelling photographs portray eighty tribes, representing traditional Native American cultures of the Great Plains, Plateau Region, Southwest, California, Pacific Northwest, and Alaska. These striking images, many quite well-known, have been influential in shaping popular views of "Indians." They have been criticized by some -- because Curtis was not an ethnographer, because many of his photos are posed or lack context, and because the work contributed to the mythologizing of Native Americans as a "vanishing race." But they continue to be admired for both their historical interest and their artistic merit. This collection of photographs is a classic in anthropology as well as in the history of documentary photography.
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