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Negative  "1908"

Group of Choctaw men, a young women and a young girl posed outdoors, probably at a stick ball game. They wear a mix of traditional and European clothing; two of the men and the young woman on the right, Ben Dixon's daughter, wear elaborate beaded bandolier sashes; the men wear broad-brimmed hats with silver or metal hatbands; the older man second from right holding two stick ball game sticks may be wearing embroidered jacket NMAI 018888.000

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1908-1908

Materials:

Techniques:

Dimensions:

5 x 7 in.

Cultures:

American Indians, Choctaw, Gulf, Mississippi Choctaw, Native Americans, North America, Southeast

County:

Neshoba County and Scott County

State:

Mississippi

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Mark Raymond Harrington was one of George Heye's earliest fieldworkers and spent the years between 1908 and 1911 visiting dozens of tribal communities in the East and Midwest to collect for Heye; photographs by Harrington from this period accompanied objects he collected.

Source ID:

NMAI_363623

Catalog Number:

N02667

Album Name:

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