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Sioux Indian parade, Standing Rock Agency
Sioux Indian parade, Standing Rock Agency
TitleSioux Indian parade, Standing Rock Agency
Date of Originalbetween 1900 and 1930
CreatorFiske, Frank Bennett, 1883-1952
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionNative Americans on horseback riding on road. Most are in traditional dress. The agency town of Fort Yates lies behind the fence.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Indians of North America
People
Subject (LCTGM)Parades & processions
Indian reservations
Subject (LCSH)Indians of North America - Social life
Indians of North America - Clothing & dress
LocationFort Yates (N.D.)
Standing Rock Indian Reservation (N.D. and S.D.)
Decade1900-1909
1910-1919
1920-1929
Item NumberA1012
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"Sioux Indian parade. Standing Rock Agency. Fiske Foto."--Handwritten on front of photograph.
Biography/HistoryFrank Fiske served as an assistant steamboat captain prior to his lifelong work as a studio photographer, mostly associated with Fort Yates N.D. He learned the trade from S.T. Fansler, post studio photographer, and remained in Fort Yates to document the town, the Standing Rock Agency, and the changing ways of the frontier. Fiske was also a writer, and served for a time as a newspaper editor, and wrote a popular column carried in many newspapers. He was best known for his Indian photographs, which depicted everyday Indian life, as well as studio views.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection A
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (A1012)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDshA1012
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