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Sisseton Dakota Delegation  "1880"

Studio portrait of men from the Sisseton Delegation wearing European-style suits and moccasins or boots. Front row, left to right: unidentified (possibly Martin Charger); Wears a Tail (Sin-Te Iu-Kan); Drifting as Snow (Magha Bomdu); Gabriel Renville (Ti Wakan); Face (I-Tohna-Ke). Back row: Benjamin W. Thompson (agent).

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1880-1880

Materials:

Techniques:

Dimensions:

14.5 x 17.75 in.

Cultures:

American Indians, Central Plains, Dakota (Eastern Sioux), Itazipacola Lakota (Sans Arc Sioux), Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux), Nakota (Yankton Sioux), Native Americans, Non-Indian, North America, Plains, Sisitonwan Dakota (Sisseton Sioux), Yanktonnai Nakota

City:

Washington, DC

State:

District of Columbia

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Charles M. Bell began his career as a professional photographer in his family's studio in 1860. By 1873, he had opened his own studio in Washington, DC, and, until 1909, spent much of his time photographing members of Native delegations visiting the U.S. Capitol and similar work for the Department of the Interior and the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of American Ethnology. No other collection history available.

Source ID:

NMAI_322297

Catalog Number:

P03584

Album Name:

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