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Native Americans at Chautauqua, Devils Lake, N.D.
Native Americans at Chautauqua, Devils Lake, N.D.
TitleNative Americans at Chautauqua, Devils Lake, N.D.
Date of Original1901
DescriptionA group of Native American men in traditional dress sitting on the ground. There is a fence and bleachers in the left background and tipis in the right background.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectIndians of North America
People
Social Life & Customs
Subject (LCTGM)Chautauquas
Tipis
Subject (LCSH)Indians of North America - Social life
Indians of North America - Performances & portrayals
Indians of North America - Men
Indians of North America - Clothing & dress
LocationDevils Lake (N.D.)
Decade1900-1909
Item NumberB0477
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"Indians Devils Lake"--Handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe first North Dakota Chautauqua was held in 1892. In 1893 the permanent Chautauqua site on Rock Island, Devils Lake, was established. Native Americans from the nearby Fort Totten Indian Reservation would come to the Chautaqua and perform dances.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection B
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (B0477)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshB0477
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