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Sioux dances at Bullhead, S.D.
Sioux dances at Bullhead, S.D.
TitleSioux dances at Bullhead, S.D.
Date of Original1913
DescriptionWomen wearing traditional Native American clothing stand with their backs to the photographer during an event with Sioux dancing and dancers in Bullhead, S.D.Tents and poles topped with feathers are visible in front of them, but no dancers are.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectIndians of North America
People
Women
Subject (LCTGM)Flags
Feathers
Tents
Subject (LCSH)Indians of North America - Dance
Indians of North America - Women
Indians of North America - Clothing & dress
LocationBullhead (S.D.)
Decade1910-1919
Item Number00270-117
Format of OriginalGlass negatives
Transcription"1913 Sioux dancers Bull Head S.D. (Women)"--Handwritten on front of negative.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Relation[Is Part Of] North Dakota eighth grade curriculum
Biography/HistoryDensmore photographed this dance on the Standing Rock reservation in 1913. To record the songs, she asked the singers to come to her studio and sing into her "spring phonograph."
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionFort Berthold Photograph Collection 00270
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00270-117)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh00270117
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