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Title
Travaux, Piegan
William Smith Mason Collection of Western Americana
Alternative Title
Volume 6, plate 193
Creator
Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952
Publication Information
E. S. Curtis (Seattle); The University Press (Cambridge, Mass)
Honnold Mudd Library. Special Collections
Contributing Institution
Claremont Colleges Library
Collection
West-ography, re-imaging the West
Rights Information
For more information on copyright or permissions for this image, please contact Honnold Mudd Library Special Collections at https://library.claremont.edu/scl/
Description
With most of the plains tribes the travois was the universal vehicle for transporting camp equipment, but is now rarely seen. In the days before the acquisition of horses a smaller form of the same device was drawn by dogs. The occasion of this picture was the bringing of the sacred tongues to the medicine-lodge ceremony, as narrated in Volume VI, page 40.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
wor00193.tif
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll8/id/193
Language
English
Subject
Native Americans
Manners and customs
Landscapes
Landscape photography
Photogravure
Piegan Indians
Blankets
Horses
Equipment and supplies
Source
Photogravure, 22.25 x 18.25 inches: The North American Indian; being a series of volumes picturing and describing the Indians of the United States, and Alaska, 970.6 C942 vol.6 plates, William Smith Mason Collection of Western Americana, Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library
Relation
West-ography, re-imaging the West - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll8

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