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Title
A Blackfoot travois
William Smith Mason Collection of Western Americana
Alternative Title
Volume 18, plate 637
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
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Description
The travois is still used for transporting bundles of ceremonial objects. Before, and sometimes even long after, the acquisition of horses, travoix were drawn by dogs.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
wor00421.tif
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll8/id/421
Language
English
Subject
Alberta
Bow River (Alta.)
Canada
Clothing and dress
Horses
Landscape photography
Landscapes
Manners and customs
Men's clothing
Native Americans
Photogravure
Siksika Indians
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.18 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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