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Young Cherokee girl standing on a bridge and holding a bucket or pail. She wears a cotton print dress.

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1899-1899

Materials:

Techniques:

Dimensions:

5 x 7 in.

Cultures:

American Indians, Cherokee, Native Americans, North America, Oklahoma Cherokee, Southeast, Southeastern Uplands

City:

Tahlequah, Cherokee Nation

County:

Cherokee County

State:

Oklahoma

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Colonel Frank Churchill supported the assimilation of Native people in the U.S. to Christian ways of life; acting as an inspector of Indian schools and agencies from 1899 through 1909, he and his wife Clara visited and documented Native lives on dozens of reservations.

Source ID:

NMAI_289375

Catalog Number:

N27301

Album Name:

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