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The Apache | The North American Indian Photography of Edward Curtis - Edward S. Curtis, a professional photographer in Seattle, devoted his life to documenting what was perceived to be a vanishing race. His monumental publication The North American Indian presented to the public an extensive ethnographical study of numerous tribes, and his photographs remain memorable icons of the American Indian.

You are viewing an original photograph of a Tipi in the Snow. The photo was taken by Curtis in 1908. The picture shows two men on horseback in front of a Tipi.

You are viewing a rare image of a Whale Ceremonial - Clayoquot. It was taken in 1910 by Edward S. Curtis. The image shows Nootka indian taking ceremonial bath, before whale hunt. We have created this collection of images primarily to serve as an easy to access educational tool. Contact