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See beautiful Nez Percé Native American portraits by photographer Edward S. Curtis taken ca. 1903 with films

The Nez Percé are an American Indian tribe who live in the Pacific Northwest region (Columbia River Plateau) of the United States. The Nez Perce territory at the time of Lewis and Clark (1804-1806) was approximately 17,000,000 acres. It covered parts of present-day Washington, Oregon, Montana, and Idaho, in an area surrounding the Snake, Salmon […]

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See these rare, vivid portraits of Native Americans from Buffalo Bills Wild West Show

Portraits of Native Americans from Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show Bad Bear, American Indian from Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show taken by photographer Gertrude Kasebier (1852-1934) taken around 1900 Whirling horse – American Indian taken by photographer Gertrude Kasebier (1852-1934) around 1900 Flying Hawk American Indian taken by photographer Gertrude Kasebier (1852-1934) around 1900 Plenty […]

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The Klickitat, Yakima, and Umtilla Native Americans – beautiful photographs taken in early 1900s

“Our faith and our friendships are not shattered by one big act but by many small neglects.’ J. Gustave White Edward Sheriff Curtis (February 16, 1868 – October 19, 1952) was an American ethnologist and photographer of the American West and of Native American peoples. He photographed many Native Americans during his lifetime. Some of […]