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Weasel Bear and his exhibit at the Standing Rock Agency Fair, Fort Yates, N.D.
Weasel Bear and his exhibit at the Standing Rock Agency Fair, Fort Yates, N.D.
TitleWeasel Bear and his exhibit at the Standing Rock Agency Fair, Fort Yates, N.D.
Date of Original1910
CreatorFiske, Frank Bennett, 1883-1952
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionWeasel Bear poses behind his vegetable exhibit at the Standing Rock Agency Fair. In the early 20th century, reservation agents hosted "Indian Fairs" that combined traditional aspects of Native American culture but also demonstrated the "progress" reservation residents had made towards "civilization."
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectIndians of North America
Subject (LCTGM)Gardening
Men
Vegetables
Personal NameWeasel Bear
LocationFort Yates (N.D.)
Standing Rock Indian Reservation (N.D. and S.D.)
Decade1910-1919
Item Number1952-7660
Format of OriginalNegatives
Transcription"Weasel Bear and his exhibit"--Handwritten on front of photograph.
Relation[Is Part of]Frank Bennett Fiske papers, MSS 10105
[Is Part of]How Does Your Garden Grow exhibit
[Is Part Of] North Dakota eight grade curriculum
Biography/HistoryWeasel Bear stands by his exhibit at the Standing Rock fair of 1910. In order to win a prize, the exhibit had to be organized and presented in an attractive manner.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionFrank B. Fiske Photograph Collection 1952
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (1952-7660)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh19527660
OCLC number61156024
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