National Anthropological Archives

Photographs of Arapaho Sun Dance

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4721
Creators:
Dorsey, George Amos
Dates:
1902
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
4 Prints
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Catalog Number 4721: Arapaho "Wife of Waaksenna and Washieh, chopping down the tree for the center pole. Fourth Day, 1902" Sun Dance at Darlington. (Slightly different view of published plate number XXI) Photographer: G. A. Dorsey Date: 1902 Published Plate Number: XXI. (2) "North of Left Half of the Line of Dancers, Whistling Toward the Center-Pole. Seventh Day, 1902." Sun Dance at Darlington. (2 prints, identical) Photographer: G. A. Dorsey Date: 1902 Published Plate Number: LXXXIX. (3) "Dog Soldiers," Buffalo-Bull (left) White Buffalo (right). "Dog Soldier lodge during the rite of conferring the privilege to cut the center-pole upon one of their number." Photographer: G. A. Dorsey Date: 1902 Identified from plate CIX. (4) "Dancers. Fifth Day, 1902. On the left, Tepeish; on the right Hisehaseh." Both wearing dance paint Photographer: G. A. Dorsey Date: 1902 Published Plate Number: CXXIII.

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 4721, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

More Information
Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4721

Local Note
Local Note
Filed: original prints.

Bibliography
Bibliography
Reproduced in Field Columbian Museum, Publication 74, Anthropological Series, Volume IV, "The Arapaho Sun Dance: The Ceremony of the Offerings Lodge," Chicago: 1903.


Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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Arapaho Indians Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dance -- Sun Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Indians of North America -- Great Plains Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Washieh Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Buffalo-Bull Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Tepeish Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hisehaseh Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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