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Studio Portrait of Two Young Ho-Chunk Men and Ho-Chunk Woman

Studio Portrait of Two Young Ho-Chunk Men and Ho-Chunk Woman | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Mary Goodvillage Hindsley (ChoWasSkaWinKah) is sitting in front of Henry Hindsley (MaHePeWinKah), left, and Henry Badsoldier Stacy (MonNawPaeSheSheckKaw). Mary is dressed in traditional Ho-Chunk clothing, including a silk appliqué skirt (wawaje), necklaces (wanapi), German-silver bracelets (zuura sgaa aipa), and a finger-woven wool sash. Both young men are wearing beaded Ho-Chunk bandolier bags and bone and shell bandoliers and are holding silk appliqué blankets. These bandolier bags are of Ho-Chunk design. The Ho-Chunk did trade for bandolier bags with the Ojibwa, a common practice at this time. It is said that the price for a bandolier bag was one good horse.
DESCRIPTION
Mary Goodvillage Hindsley (ChoWasSkaWinKah) is sitting in front of Henry Hindsley (MaHePeWinKah), left, and Henry Badsoldier Stacy (MonNawPaeSheSheckKaw). Mary is dressed in traditional Ho-Chunk clothing, including a silk appliqué skirt (wawaje), necklaces (wanapi), German-silver bracelets (zuura sgaa aipa), and a finger-woven wool sash. Both young men are wearing beaded Ho-Chunk bandolier bags and bone and shell bandoliers and are holding silk appliqué blankets. These bandolier bags are of Ho-Chunk design. The Ho-Chunk did trade for bandolier bags with the Ojibwa, a common practice at this time. It is said that the price for a bandolier bag was one good horse.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:61625
Creation Date: 1910
Creator Name:Van Schaick, Charles
City:Black River Falls
County:Jackson
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Van Schaick, Charles : Charles Van Schaick photographs and negatives, circa 1880-circa 1940
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:(V22)2824
Original Dimensions:5 x 7 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This image was used in "People of the Big Voice," published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press (2011).
SUBJECTS
Murals
Painting
Clothing and dress
Jewelry
Ho Chunk Indians
Indian beadwork
Indoor photography
Portraits, Group
Women
Youth
Studios and dark rooms
Men

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