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Outdoor portrait of six young men and women wearing traditional clothing. Women wear headbands and fringed hide dressses. Men wear fringed hide shirts and caps with upright feathers. A pile of arrows is on ground in front of the group. Clothing may be props provided by Powell and Hillers.

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1871-1873

Materials:

Techniques:

Dimensions:

3 x 4 in.

Cultures:

American Indians, Great Basin, Kaibab Paiute, Native Americans, North America, Nuwuvi (Southern Paiute), Paiute

City:

Kaibab Paiute Reservation

County:

Coconino County, Mohave County

State:

Arizona

Country:

USA

Collection History:

This photograph was taken during a US Geological Survey expedition led by John Wesley Powell (1834-1902); for a book on the Ute, Paiute, and Shoshone, Powell combined images from the 1871 to 1873 surveys and credited John K. Hillers as the photographer. In reality, the photo may have been taken by Hillers, E. O. Beaman, or James Fennemore, all of whom acted as Survey photographers for Powell. No other collection history information available.

Source ID:

NMAI_325570

Catalog Number:

P00079

Album Name:

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