Photograph of a beautiful Native American child taken by Edward Curtis

Photograph of a beautiful Native American child taken by Edward Curtis

Edward Curtis, native american, indian, culture, history, vintage, photo, sapira

Edward Curtis, native american, indian, culture, history, vintage, photo, sapira

BLACK BELLY  An old #Cheyenne woman who was originally photographed by #Edward_Curtis in 1905 as she is depicted here.  Story lines in her face reveal an incredible life of history

BLACK BELLY An old #Cheyenne woman who was originally photographed by #Edward_Curtis in 1905 as she is depicted here. Story lines in her face reveal an incredible life of history

Edward S. Curtis    - Tobadzischini, a Navajo war god known as 'child of the water', c. 1904

Edward S. Curtis - Tobadzischini, a Navajo war god known as 'child of the water', c. 1904

A Nakoaktok Chief's Daughter Photogravure by Edward Curtis, via Flickr.

A Nakoaktok Chief's Daughter Photogravure by Edward Curtis, via Flickr.

Hopi. My very favourite picture. I love this tribe and  I think this must be an Edward Curtis photograph? So beautiful.

Hopi. My very favourite picture. I love this tribe and I think this must be an Edward Curtis photograph? So beautiful.

Edward Curtis, Mosa mohave (1903).  (Beautiful!!)

Edward Curtis, Mosa mohave (1903). (Beautiful!!)

Thank you  Edward Curtis!   Photographer Edward Curtis with Whale

Thank you Edward Curtis! Photographer Edward Curtis with Whale

Sun Dance Pledgers. Two young Cheyenne men in ceremonial paint, 1910, photographed by Edward S. Curtis.

Sun Dance Pledgers. Two young Cheyenne men in ceremonial paint, 1910, photographed by Edward S. Curtis.

Edward S. Curtis: Saguaro gatherers, Maricopa, Arizona, ca. 1907

Edward S. Curtis: Saguaro gatherers, Maricopa, Arizona, ca. 1907

Sitting Bear, 1908. Photographer: Edward Curtis. Native American, indian, feather, head piece, a face that have many stories to tell, outfit, culture, male, man, proud, wild, vintage, photo, sapira.

Sitting Bear, 1908. Photographer: Edward Curtis. Native American, indian, feather, head piece, a face that have many stories to tell, outfit, culture, male, man, proud, wild, vintage, photo, sapira.

Shot in the Hand, 1909, by Edward S. Curtis. Famous warrior in the Apsaroke tribe in the Great Plains.

Shot in the Hand, 1909, by Edward S. Curtis. Famous warrior in the Apsaroke tribe in the Great Plains.

Edward S Curtis - after the closure of the frontier, Curtis documented the native American people recognising that a way of life had been forever lost

Edward S Curtis - after the closure of the frontier, Curtis documented the native American people recognising that a way of life had been forever lost

A Typical Nez Perce, 1910 by Edward Curtis

A Typical Nez Perce, 1910 by Edward Curtis

+~+~ Antique Photograph ~+~+  "I'm going to venture that the man who sat on the ground in his tipi meditating on life and its meaning, accepting the kinship of all creatures, and acknowledging unity with the universe of things was infusing into his being the true essence of civilization." ~Luther Standing Bear, Oglala Lakota Sioux (1868-1939)~

+~+~ Antique Photograph ~+~+ "I'm going to venture that the man who sat on the ground in his tipi meditating on life and its meaning, accepting the kinship of all creatures, and acknowledging unity with the universe of things was infusing into his being the true essence of civilization." ~Luther Standing Bear, Oglala Lakota Sioux (1868-1939)~

You are looking at an intriguing picture of Slow Bull, a Dakota Sioux Medicine Man. It was taken in 1907 by Edward S. Curtis.    The picture presents the Medicine Man standing outside his tipi gazing upward, apparently in Prayer.    We have created this collection of pictures primarily to serve as an easy to access educational tool. Contact curator@old-picture.com.    Image ID# 7D59DF2A

You are looking at an intriguing picture of Slow Bull, a Dakota Sioux Medicine Man. It was taken in 1907 by Edward S. Curtis. The picture presents the Medicine Man standing outside his tipi gazing upward, apparently in Prayer. We have created this collection of pictures primarily to serve as an easy to access educational tool. Contact curator@old-picture.com. Image ID# 7D59DF2A

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