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The Blackfeet Indians through the stereoscope.

The Blackfeet Indians through the stereoscope.

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Creator: Forsyth, N. A. (Norman A.), 1869-1949
Date: ca. 1920.
Publisher: N. A. Forsyth,
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Abstract:
A set of stereograph photographs in a slipcase created and distributed by Norman A. Forsyth of Butte Montana, with printed captions documenting the activities of Blackfeet (Siksika) Indians during an encampment probably at the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, Montana, ca. 1920.
Images include depictions of costumes and activities related to ceremonial dances, including the Sun Dance, Grass Dance, and Choosing Dance. Other images include views of tipis, travois, Native American women working with a sewing machine, and an image of Cree women roasting a dog.
Identified Siksika individuals include Little Dog, Left Hand, Bear Chief, and Black Bear
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30 photographic prints : stereographs, b & w ; 8.8 x 17.2 cm.
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Using the white man's sewing machine.
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The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Medium Resolution (image/jpeg)
Object ID: 10001583
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