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Topic: navajo indians

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Indian squaws weaving a blanket / sketched by Theodore R. Davis.  "Old Abe" - eagle of the Eighth Wisconsin volunteers / photographed by F.R. Curtiss.  Pictures of the South - gathering moss on Berwick Bay, Louisiana / sketched by A.R. Waud.

Indian squaws weaving a blanket / sketched by Theodore R. Davis. "Old...

Three illustrations with text: two Navajo women weaving a blanket; eagle standing on barrel of cannon; and people gathering moss. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1866 Sept. 15, p. 580. Title transcribed from item.

A Navaho shaman / Hillers, photo.

A Navaho shaman / Hillers, photo.

A shaman, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing front, with a blanket backdrop.

Navajo Indians, blanket and belt weavers / taken by James Mooney, 1892-93.

Navajo Indians, blanket and belt weavers / taken by James Mooney, 1892...

Navajo woman weaving on horizontal loom in camp at Keam's Canyon, Arizona as a child, Nedespa, cards wool, another woman spins wool (left) and another women weaves at a belt frame (right). No. 534. Forms part o... more

At Breakfast - typical desert home of the Navajo Indians, Navajo Reservation, Arizona

At Breakfast - typical desert home of the Navajo Indians, Navajo Reser...

3 Indians seated in front of teepee made of logs and brush. H29855 U.S. Copyright Office Stereo copyrighted by Underwood & Underwood. Caption card tracings: Photog. Index; Indian tribes Navaho; Indians Camps...... more

A son of the desert

A son of the desert

Navajo man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, wrapped in a blanket that covers his mouth.

In the canyon's depth--Navaho

In the canyon's depth--Navaho

Several Navajo men on horseback make their way, in line formation, at the foot of a canyon. LC no. 8. Copyright by Edward S. Curtis. Forms part of: Edward S. Curtis Collection (Library of Congress).

[Haschezhini--Navaho]

[Haschezhini--Navaho]

Photo shows a Native American man, half-length portrait, facing front, wearing dark leather mask, fur ruff, nude torso painted with black and white splotches. Title from published source. Curtis no. X1076-04. F... more

[Zahadolzha--Navaho]

[Zahadolzha--Navaho]

Indian, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, wearing leather mask with basket cap, fur ruff, nude torso painted with white lines. Edward S. Curtis Collection. Curtis no. X1069-04. Published in: The North ... more

Group of Navahos in Tesakod Canyon

Group of Navahos in Tesakod Canyon

Group of Navajos, most on horseback, pause at the bottom of a rocky canyon. LC no. 12. Copyright by Edward S. Curtis. Forms part of: Edward S. Curtis Collection (Library of Congress).

[Head-and-shoulders portrait of Navajo woman, facing front]

[Head-and-shoulders portrait of Navajo woman, facing front]

Navajo woman wearing silver squash blossom necklace, concho belt, blanket draped over shoulders. H52460 U.S. Copyright Office. Edward S. Curtis Collection. Curtis no. 1019.

[Nayenezgani--Navaho]

[Nayenezgani--Navaho]

Indian, half-length portrait, facing front, wearing dark mask, fur ruff, paint on torso. Edward S. Curtis Collection. Curtis no. X1066-04. Published in: The North American Indian / Edward S. Curtis. [Seattle, W... more

Nature's mirror--Navaho

Nature's mirror--Navaho

Woman standing on rock in reflecting pool of water. Edward S. Curtis Collection. Curtis no. 987. Published in: The North American Indian / Edward S. Curtis. [Seattle, Wash.] : Edward S. Curtis, 1907-30, v. 1, p. 66.

A Navaho smile

A Navaho smile

Photo shows a Navaho woman sitting outside doorway, right hand on cheek, facing front, smiling. H52469 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Curtis no. 1020. Forms part of: Edward S. Curtis Collection (Librar... more

[Nayenezgani--Navaho]

[Nayenezgani--Navaho]

Indian, full-length portrait, standing, facing front, wearing dark leather mask, fur ruff, cloth girdle, silver concho belt and necklaces. Edward S. Curtis Collection. Curtis no. 1074-04. Published in: The Nort... more

The vanishing race--Navaho

The vanishing race--Navaho

Photograph shows Navajos on horseback riding away from photographer. Original photogravure produced in Boston by John Andrew & Son, c1904. Curtis no. 984. Title from item. Also available as a platinum photograp... more

Many Goat's son

Many Goat's son

Head-and shoulders portrait of Navajo boy, facing front, blanket wrapped around him. H52453 U.S. Copyright Office. Edward S. Curtis Collection. Curtis no. X992.

The vanishing race--Navaho

The vanishing race--Navaho

Photograph shows Navajos on horseback riding away from photographer. Curtis no. 984. Title from illustration of same image in the book The North American Indian by E.S. Curtis. Notation in lower left corner, "C... more

A Navaho [with blanket wrapped around head and shoulders]

A Navaho [with blanket wrapped around head and shoulders]

Copyright by Edward S. Curtis. No. 1014.

A chief of the desert--Navaho / E.S. Curtis.

A chief of the desert--Navaho / E.S. Curtis.

Head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right. H52433 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 989. Published in: The North American Indian / Edward S. Curtis. [Seattle, Wash.] : Edward S. Curtis, 1907-30 suppl., v. 1, pl. 26.

The blanket maker - Navaho

The blanket maker - Navaho

Navajo woman, half-length portrait, seated, facing front, holding yarn, facing slightly right. H52452 U.S. Copyright Office. Edward S. Curtis Collection (Library of Congress). Curtis no. 1011. Published in: The... more

A policeman

A policeman

Photograph shows half-length portrait of a Navajo man identified as a policeman. H52447 U.S. Copyright Office. Edward S. Curtis Collection. Curtis no. 990. Sitter previously mis-identified as John Boone or Thic... more

Ga askidi, Zahadolzha, Haschelti--Navaho

Ga askidi, Zahadolzha, Haschelti--Navaho

The God of Harvest, Fringe Mouth, and Talking God for a Yébĭchai healing ceremony or night chant. Edward S. Curtis Collection. Published in: The North American Indian / Edward S. Curtis. [Seattle, Wash.] : Edwa... more

Navaho man

Navaho man

Head-and-shoulders portrait of a Navaho man wrapped in blanket and wearing headband. LC no. 13. Copyright by Edward S. Curtis. Forms part of: Edward S. Curtis Collection (Library of Congress).

Navaho matron

Navaho matron

Head-and-shoulders portrait of a Navaho woman.

Navaho child

Navaho child

Head-and-shoulders portrait of a Navajo child, facing front. LC no. 10. Copyright by Edward S. Curtis. Forms part of: Edward S. Curtis Collection (Library of Congress).

The daughter of the desert--Navaho

The daughter of the desert--Navaho

Head-and-shoulders portrait of a Navajo woman, facing front. LC no. 4. Forms part of: Edward S. Curtis Collection (Library of Congress).

Navaho child

Navaho child

H52436 U.S. Copyright Office. Edward S. Curtis Collection. Curtis no. 1015.

Navajo family

Navajo family

Photograph shows portrait of Navajo woman, boy, and man taken at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, Missouri, 1904. H56696 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyrighted 1905 by Gerhard Sisters, St. Louis, Mo. Title from item.

Gaaskidi [i.e. Ganaskidi]--Navaho

Gaaskidi [i.e. Ganaskidi]--Navaho

Photo shows a Navajo man wearing mask of Ganaskidi, god of harvests, plenty, and of mists. H55592 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Curtis no. 1070-04. On verso: Gaaskidi (i.e. Ganaskidi), the horn mask, ... more

Navajo with fur cap

Navajo with fur cap

Head-and-shoulders portrait of Navajo man, facing right, wearing fur cap, turquois earring, shell necklace, silver button strap over shoulder, and velvet shirt. Edward S. Curtis Collection. Curtis no. 1078-04.

Sand painting, Wind Doctor's ceremony--Navaho

Sand painting, Wind Doctor's ceremony--Navaho

H55605 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Curtis no. 1043-04. Forms part of: Edward S. Curtis Collection (Library of Congress). Published in: The North American Indian / Edward S. Curtis. [Seattle, Wash.] ... more

[Haschelti and Haschebaad]

[Haschelti and Haschebaad]

Two Navajo men impersonating two Yebichai, Haschelti (Talking God) and Haschebaad (Goddess) during the Yebichai ceremony. Edward S. Curtis Collection. Curtis no. 1063-04.

Hatali Nez

Hatali Nez

Navajo man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, looking down, wearing a headband. H55576 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Curtis no. 1046-04. Forms part of: Edward S. Curtis Collection (Library of... more

Tonenili--Navaho

Tonenili--Navaho

Navajo man bedecked in hemlock boughs and mask of a clown associated with the mischievous rain god Tonenili, "Water Sprinkler". H525859 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Curtis no. 1067-04. Forms part of:... more

Navajo farm

Navajo farm

People sitting outside a brush canopy in front of an earth hogan, with background of arid land showing cornfield and short, broad trees. H55597 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Curtis no. 1034-04. Forms ... more

Placing kedan

Placing kedan

Navajo man impersonating Yebichai, placing feather sticks around the sweat. Edward S. Curtis Collection. Curtis no. 1062-04.

[The Patient]

[The Patient]

Portrait of Navajo man, head-and-shoulders, facing front, rag headband, blanket over shoulders. Edward S. Curtis Collection. Curtis no. 1059-04.

Yebichai sweat--Navaho

Yebichai sweat--Navaho

Three Navajo men, seated, watching over a man covered with a blanket(?) anchored by sticks with feathers attached. H55514 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Curtis no. 1080-04. On verso: Yebichai sweat bat... more

Haschebaad--Navaho

Haschebaad--Navaho

Barechested Navajo man wearing mask of Haschebaad, a benevolent female deity. H55586 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Curtis no. 1068-04. Forms part of: Edward S. Curtis Collection (Library of Congress).... more

[Navaho hogan]

[Navaho hogan]

Edward S. Curtis Collection. Curtis no. 1041-04. Published in: The North American Indian / Edward S. Curtis. [Seattle, Wash.] : Edward S. Curtis, 1907-30, v. 1, p. 82.

Among the Black Buttes--Navaho land

Among the Black Buttes--Navaho land

Three Navaho Indians on horseback, silhousetted on black buttes, in evening light. Edward S. Curtis Collection. Curtis no. 1038-04.

Three chanters--Navaho

Three chanters--Navaho

Three Navajo men seated on ground, facing slightly right, one holding rattle. H55574 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Curtis no. 1052-04. On verso: Yebichai Three chanters. Forms part of: Edward S. Curti... more

Into the hills--Navaho

Into the hills--Navaho

Three Navajo Indians on horseback make their way over hilly terrain. H55570 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Curtis no. 1039-04. Forms part of: Edward S. Curtis Collection (Library of Congress).

[Toneneli and Haschelti]

[Toneneli and Haschelti]

Two Navajo men impersonating two Yebichai, Toneneli (Water God) and Haschelti (Talking God) on the 6th day of the Yebichai ceremony. Edward S. Curtis Collection. Curtis no. 1056-04.

[The chanter]

[The chanter]

Head-and-shoulders portrait of Navajo Indian, wrapped in blanket. Edward S. Curtis Collection. Curtis no. 1060-04.

March through Tesacod Canyon

March through Tesacod Canyon

Rear view of Navajo Indians on horseback making their way over the sparse, dry, grassy floor of Tesacod Canyon.

The laughing singer

The laughing singer

Navajo man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, wearing a necklace and a headband. H555615 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Curtis no. 1061-04. On verso: Yebichai The laughing singer. Forms part o... more

Lynx cap

Lynx cap

Head-and-shoulders portrait of Navajo man wearing headpiece from Lynx head. Edward S. Curtis Collection. Curtis no. 1045-04.

Preparing the sweat

Preparing the sweat

Four Navajo Indians preparing hot embers, covering them with brush and weeds on second day of Yebichai ceremony. Edward S. Curtis Collection. Curtis no. 1054-04.

The youth from the desert land--Navaho

The youth from the desert land--Navaho

H87243 U.S. Copyright Office. Edward S. Curtis Collection. Curtis no. 2053-06.

[Ellie Ganado, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left]

[Ellie Ganado, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left]

H73702 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Fred Harvey.

Cornfields of Cañon del Muerto

Cornfields of Cañon del Muerto

Navajo Indian cornfield, cliffs in background. H104274 U.S. Copyright Office. Edward S. Curtis Collection. Curtis no. X2043-06. Published in: The North American Indian / Edward S. Curtis. [Seattle, Wash.] : Edw... more

[Tom Ganado, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left]

[Tom Ganado, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left]

H73700 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Fred Harvey.

Cañón shadows--Navaho

Cañón shadows--Navaho

Three Navajos on horseback dwarfed by canyon walls. H87226 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Curtis no. 2035-06. Forms part of: Edward S. Curtis Collection (Library of Congress).

Yebichai prayer, E

Yebichai prayer, E

Navajo Indians in costumes, dancing. H87255 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 2066-06.

Yebichai prayer, C

Yebichai prayer, C

Navajo men impersonating myth characters during Yebichai dance. H87253 U.S. Copyright Office. Edward S. Curtis Collection. Curtis no. 2064-06.

Antelope ruin--Navaho

Antelope ruin--Navaho

Ruins of buildings next to wall on canyon floor. H87227 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Curtis no. 2038-06. Forms part of: Edward S. Curtis Collection (Library of Congress).

The White Singer

The White Singer

Head-and-shoulders portrait of Navajo man, facing slightly right, wearing headband and silver squash blossom necklace. H87245 U.S. Copyright Office. Edward S. Curtis Collection. Curtis no. 2055-06.

The patient on the 'sand-painting'

The patient on the 'sand-painting'

At Navajo Yébĭchai ceremony, patient sits on sand painting adjacent to Yébĭchai (mythical messenger from the gods in native costume); third person in background; ceremony takes place within hogan. H70232 U.S. C... more

A Navaho farm

A Navaho farm

Patches of corn in garden between canyon walls. H87229 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Curtis no. 2038-06. Forms part of: Edward S. Curtis Collection (Library of Congress).

[Mrs. Red Burro]

[Mrs. Red Burro]

Old Navajo Indian woman, seated on log, back of covered wagon in background. H70220 U.S. Copyright Office. Photo by Simeon Schwemberger, St. Michaels, Arizona.

Navajo boy

Navajo boy

Navajo boy, half-length portrait, facing slightly left. H73155 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright by Karl E. Moon & Co.

[Dine Tsosi's hogan]

[Dine Tsosi's hogan]

Nine Navajo Indians, adults and children, posed outside of hogan. H83926 U.S. Copyright Office. Photo by Simeon Schwemberger, St. Michaels, Arizona.

[Ellie Ganado, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right]

[Ellie Ganado, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right]

H73703 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Fred Harvey.

[Navaho hogan in Cañon del Muerta(?)]

[Navaho hogan in Cañon del Muerta(?)]

H8723629 U.S. Copyright Office. Edward S. Curtis Collection. Curtis no. 2049-06. Published in: The North American Indian / Edward S. Curtis. [Seattle, Wash.] : Edward S. Curtis, 1907-30, v. 1, p. 68.

Antelope ruins showing prehistoric decorations

Antelope ruins showing prehistoric decorations

Ruins of Navajo Indian cliff dwellings.