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"YELLOW FOX,"Hidatsa and also Mandan men in the community at Like-a-Fishhook Village, D.T., were punctilious in displaying their personal records in the romantic, as well as the martial spheres. Yellow Fox's dress in this portrait documents both. The long, decorated stick held in his left hand proudly trumpets his physical attractiveness to young ladies of the community. Known in the ethnographic literature as a "courting stick," the withe is cut from osier dogwood (Cornus stolonifera)…

Yellow Fox holding a traditional courting stick, at Fort Berthold in Dakota Territory - Hidatsa - 1881

Four Indian children posing in front of a tipi on a Menominee Indian reservation.   Photo by Arthur J. Kingsbury, Antigo, Wisconsin.  Wisconsin Historical Society Archives

Four Indian children posing in front of a tipi on a Menominee Indian reservation. Photo by Arthur J.

Joe LaMoose - Flathead - 1906

Joe Lamoose Creator Boos, Edward H. Native American on the Flathead Indian Reservation in western Montana, 1905

Lone Tree Lodge | Seattle : E.S. Curtis, 1907

Edward S. Curtis's The North American Indian - volume 1 facing: page 52 Lone Tree Lodge - Jicarilla

Kicking Horse, Flathead Salish

Kicking Horse, Flathead Salish 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 - (Original)

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