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Native American photographs A Kwakiutwl wedding party arrives on shore in canoes, in 1914. Edward Curtis

In 1906, Photographer Took Chillingly Beautiful Photos Of Native American Tribes

An expansive photo record of Native American life in the early 1914 A Kwakiutl wedding party arrives in canoes. Image: Edward S.

The major source of food for most of the people in the southern interior or Plateau region was the annual salmon runs on the Fraser River and its tributaries, and the Columbia River system. The major centres of population were along the salmon rich river systems. Fish were caught by gaffing, harpooning, netting or through fish traps called weirs.

The major source of food for most of the people in the southern interior or Plateau region was the annual salmon runs on the Fraser River and its tributaries, and the Columbia River system. The major centres of population were along the salmon rich river systems. Fish were caught by gaffing, harpooning, netting or through fish traps called weirs.

2 Duwamish ''Skhwaikhwey'' Mask dancers  January 1915 dedication of Tulalip Reservation's Longhouse  (Vi Hilbert photo & information)

2 Duwamish ''Skhwaikhwey'' Mask dancers January 1915 dedication of Tulalip Reservation's Longhouse (Vi Hilbert photo & information)

Tk'emlups riders at Kamloops Indian Days 1950

Tk'emlups riders at Kamloops Indian Days 1950

1910's “Indian woman and owl, Blind River, Ontario” Blind River… what a goddamn beautiful name

Indian Woman with Owl . Blind River, Ontario, Canada -- I've always wondered what she was thinking, considering that the owl is not alive, or could have been sick. For some tribes the owl is a symbol of death -- a taboo to behold.

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Coast Salish Artist Joe Jack specializes in the unique, traditional, hand carved gold and silver jewellery, and original works of Native Indian Art of the Coast Salish People.

The Plateau People - Environment / Housing

CA SOUTHWEST/Plateau/ winter pit house typical of the semi-nomadic Plateau nations in south-west Canada. (Both side entrance and top ladder is visible.

One of the earliest photos showing a Native American with a wolf - unlike the myths created about wolves by settlers, Indians maintained a close and respectful relationship with wolves.

One of the earliest photos showing a Native American with A tipi (also tepee and teepee) and a wolf - unlike the myths created about wolves by settlers, some Indians maintained a respectful relationship with wolves.

1913

Puget Sound Camp (The North American Indian, v. IX. Norwood, MA: The Plimpton Press, 1913)

Puget Sound Camp (The North American Indian, v. Norwood, MA: The Plimpton Press, :: Featured Sets

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