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Title
Nesjaja Hatali, Navaho
William Smith Mason Collection of Western Americana
Alternative Title
Volume 1, plate 31
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
A well-known Navaho medicine-man. While in the Cañon de Chelly the writer witnessed a very interesting four days' ceremony given by the Wind Doctor. Nesjaja Hatili was also assistant medicine-man in two nine days' ceremonies studied -one in Canon del Muerto and the other at the mouth of Cañon de Chelly. The elaborate dry-painting illustrated in this portfolio (No. 39) is reproduced from one made and used by this priest doctor in the Mountain Chant.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
wor00123.tif
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll8/id/154
Language
English
Subject
Portraits
Portrait photography
Navajo Indians
Native Americans
Men's clothing
Jewelry
Photogravure
Clothing and dress
Shamans
Source
Photogravure, 18.25 x 22.25 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. 1 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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