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EDWARD S Curtis shot Indians. Not with guns and riffles, which was common at the time, but with a camera. His goal was not only to photograph, but also to document as much American Indian traditions as possible before that way of life disappeared. In the first decade of the twentieth century Curtis and his camera with tripod visited more than eighty tribes in North America. The Native Americans portrayed wear the fashion at the time.

Edward Sheriff Curtis,(February 1868 – October Self-Portrait, circa Based in Seattle, Curtis was a photographer of the American West and of Native American peoples.

Yellow Shirt, Hunkpapa Sioux chief - Photo by Frank A. Rinehart, on the occasion of The Indian Congress occurred in conjunction with the Trans-Mississippi International Exposition of in Omaha, Nebraska, USA - (Photoshopped)

Antique Apache wedding dress

Apache bride pictured above. The indigenous peoples of the Americas have varying traditions related to weddings and thus wedding dresses.

mother and child

Indian Baby and Mother Here for your consideration is an old picture of an Indian Mother and Baby. It was created in 1905 by Edward S. The photograph presents a Half-length portrait of mother and child facing front.

Chippewa Woman and Infant, 1900.

starry-eyed-wolfchild: “ The Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians is a Native American tribe of Ojibwa and Métis peoples, based on the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation in Belcourt, North Dakota [Chippewa Woman & Infant ”