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Group sitting around a brush shelter. Men wear fringed hide shirts and women wear hide dresses. Various items are piled in front of the group, including baskets, water jars, and mortars and pestles (manos and metates).

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1873-1873

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_325603

Catalog Number:

P00092

Album Name:

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