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Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Ischohä-Kakoschóchatä, Dance of the Mandan Indians.
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: The Pipe Dance and the Tomahawk Dance of the Chippeway (Ojibwa) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prai...
Description: Ceremonial Indian dance (Plate 8).
"All tribes have their medicine songs particular for the hunting of each animal they choose to go in pursuit of, and by...
Description: Choctaw Indians performing dance (Plate 22). "As I have mentioned in former pages that for nearly all their hunts, wars, or games, the events of which the...
Date: 1844 ca.
Description: Group of men engaged in a war dance. They hold spears, axes, and bows. (Plate 29)
Description: "The Scalp Dance is given as a celebration of a victory; and amongst this tribe, as I learned whilst residing with them, danced in the night, by the light...
Description: Indian dance, with some wearing bear masks (Plate 18). "Next in importance to the buffalo hunts, and not less exciting and spirited in its character, is th...
Description: Bison-Dance of the Mandan Indians in front of their medicine lodge in Mih-Tutta-Hangkush.
Description: Minatarre scalp dance ceremonial gathering.
Description: Ptihn-Tak-Ochatä, or dance of the Mandan women.
Description: Pehriska-Ruhpa. Minatarre warrior with bow and arrow in the costume of the dog dance.
Description: Indian dance on snowshoes. (Plate 14)."In the northern latitudes of America, where the winters are long and very severe, from the heavy falls of snow which...
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