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Collection Photo, Print, Drawing Kwakiutl and Nootka Indian tribes of British Columbia

About this Item

Title

  • Kwakiutl and Nootka Indian tribes of British Columbia

Summary

  • Summary: 12328-A-Kwakiutl: Portraits of men (including a chief and a warrior) and women (including a chief's daughter), many wearing ceremonial clothing and nose rings, many identified; ceremonial dancers (including Winter Dance participants), some holding skulls and skeleton parts, wearing masks, wigs, fur, feathers, and cedar bark clothing, some resembling animals, and performing rituals including a healing; a bridal ceremony; men and women rowing in dugout canoes and sailboats; a group playing a hand game; an octopus hunter; women gathering clams and abalone shells on the shore; a woman painting a spruce root hat; a woman preparing cedar bark; a skeleton on a burial platform; totem poles and other carvings; houses and villages; structural house frames; and distant views of a cemetery and a mortuary house. 12328-B-Nootka: Women, wearing cedar bark clothing, in or near canoes and a nude man holding a bow and arrow. 12328-B-Hesquiat: A young woman wearing attire of a virgin; and women, wearing cedar bark clothing, carrying baskets, boarding canoes, and preparing to pick berries or gather bark. 12328-B-Clayoquot: Women gathering seaweed and rowing canoes; a whaler holding a spear and performing a ceremony; and a man spearing fish.

Names

  • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952, photographer

Created / Published

  • c1910-c1914.

Headings

  • -  Indians of North America--Northwest, Pacific--1910-1920
  • -  Kwakiutl Indians--Clothing & dress--1910-1920
  • -  Kwakiutl Indians--Structures--1910-1920
  • -  Kwakiutl Indians--Spiritual life--1910-1920
  • -  Nootka Indians--Subsistence activities--1910-1920
  • -  Whaling--British Columbia--1910-1920

Headings

  • Portrait photographs--1910-1920.

Genre

  • Portrait photographs--1910-1920

Notes

  • -  LOT title devised by Library staff.
  • -  Copyright deposit; Edward S. Curtis; 1910-1914.
  • -  Most (119) published in The North American Indian / by Edward S. Curtis. New York : Johnson Reprint Corp., [1970, c1907-30]. (E77.C98) (NAI and Suppl.)

Medium

  • 129 photographic prints : b&w ; 6 x 8 in.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • LOT 12328 (F) [P&P]

Repository

  • Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C., 20540 USA

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 00652928

Rights Advisory

  • No known restrictions on publication. No copyright renewal.

Online Format

  • image

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Curtis, Edward S, photographer. Kwakiutl and Nootka Indian tribes of British Columbia. British Columbia Pacific, None. c1910-c1914. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/00652928/.

APA citation style:

Curtis, E. S., photographer. Kwakiutl and Nootka Indian tribes of British Columbia. British Columbia Pacific, None. c1910-c1914. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00652928/.

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Curtis, Edward S, photographer. Kwakiutl and Nootka Indian tribes of British Columbia. c1910-c1914. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00652928/>.