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Delegation of Wichita, Apache, Kaiowa, and Comanche Indians  "1880"

Studio portrait of Wichita, Apache, Kiowa, and Comanche delegation. Front row, left to right: Tsodiako (Wichita); Chief Na-I-Shan (Ta-Ka-I-Tai-Di or White Man Chief, Kiowa-Apache); Stumbling Bear (Set-Imkia or Pushing bear, Kiowa); White Horse (Kobi, Comanche). Back row: two non-Indian men, agents or interpreters (?). The men wear European-style suits and several wear ear ornaments.

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1880-1880

Materials:

Techniques:

Dimensions:

14.5 x 17.5 in.

Cultures:

American Indians, Apache, Kiowa, Native Americans, Niuam (Comanche), Non-Indian, North America, Plains, Plains Apache (Kiowa Apache), Southern Plains, Wichita

City:

Washington, DC

State:

District of Columbia

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Charles M. Bell began his career as a professional photographer in his family's studio in 1860. By 1873, he had opened his own studio in Washington, DC, and, until 1909, spent much of his time photographing members of Native delegations visiting the U.S. Capitol and similar work for the Department of the Interior and the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of American Ethnology. No other collection history available.

Source ID:

NMAI_322432

Catalog Number:

P03421

Album Name:

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