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Five-month-old twin babies of Manuela Ygnacio.  "January 1919"

A girl standing next to an adobe house rocks Manuela Ygnacio's five-month-old twin babies in a hammock. Girl is possibly the twins' sibling.

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1919-1919

Materials:

Techniques:

Dimensions:

3.25 x 5.5 in.

Cultures:

Akimel O'odham (Pima), American Indians, Native Americans, North America, O'odham, Southwest

City:

Alkali Village, Gila River Reservation

County:

Pinal County

State:

Arizona

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Edward H. Davis owned a ranch outside San Diego, California, and became fascinated with local Indian people. The collection of Native objects he developed attracted the attention of George Heye, who purchased many items from Davis and hired him as a field collector in 1916. Photographs by Davis from southern California and northern Mexico probably accompanied the objects he sold to or collected for MAI.

Source ID:

NMAI_325350

Catalog Number:

P00354

Album Name:

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