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Sioux Indians dancing
Sioux Indians dancing
TitleSioux Indians dancing
Date of Original192?-07-14
CreatorFiske, Frank Bennett, 1883-1952
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionA crowd has gathered to watch Indian dancers performing outside the Hoakanson and Turner store at the Standing Rock Agency. Some people are standing, and many others are watching from horseback or from within automobiles. The Indian dancers are costumed, and some carry American flags.
Ordering Information
General SubjectIndians of North America
Social Life & Customs
Subject (LCTGM)Dancers
Indian reservations
Stores & shops
Indian agents
Organization NameHoakanson and Turner (Fort Yates, N.D.)
United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Standing Rock Agency
LocationStanding Rock Indian Reservation (N.D. and S.D.)
Fort Yates (N.D.)
Missouri River
Item Number1952-0099
Transcription"Sioux Indians dancing taken on July 14th by Fiske"--Handwritten on front of photograph.
"Indians dancing in front of Hoakanson and Turners Store Standing Rock Agency Fiske Foto"--Handwritten on front of photograph.
Relation[Is Part Of] Frank Bennett Fiske Papers, State Historical Society of North Dakota, MSS 10105
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 CollectionFrank B. Fiske Photograph Collection 1952
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (1952-0099)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh19520099
OCLC number61156024
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