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Dickinson State Teachers College Homecoming Indian Ceremonial, Dickinson, N.D.
Dickinson State Teachers College Homecoming Indian Ceremonial, Dickinson, N.D.
TitleDickinson State Teachers College Homecoming Indian Ceremonial, Dickinson, N.D.
Date of Original1955-10-07
DescriptionA photo of the Homecoming Indian Ceremonial at Dickinson State Teachers College in Dickinson, North Dakota. A group of seven men dressed as American Indian braves sit in a straight line with their arms and legs crossed as a pipe is passed down the line. The princess stands behind the seated chief. Behind them maidens wrapped in blankets stand in a straight line across the back of the stage. Also visible is a tipi.
General SubjectAwards and ceremonies
Colleges and universities
Ethnic
Indians of North America
People
Subject (LCTGM)Men
Universities & colleges
Students
Homecomings
Clothing & dress
Rites & ceremonies
Tipis
Blankets
Pipes (Smoking)
Headdresses
Subject (LCSH)Indians of North America - Clothing & dress
Organization NameState Teachers College (Dickinson, N.D.)
LocationDickinson (N.D.)
Decade1950-1959
Item NumberDS-0080
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original25 x 20 cm.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryThe Homecoming ceremonial was symbolic of the transfer of leadership within the student body at Dickinson State Teachers College/Dickinson State College.
Repository InstitutionDickinson State University
Credit LineDickinson State University (DS-0080)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Owned by Dickinson State University.
Ordering InformationOffice of University Relations
Dickinson State University
Dickinson, ND, 58601
701-483-2787
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2009-2010 NAR10-RC-10062-09
Digital IDdmDS0080
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