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Dates:
1923
Level:
item
Size:
1 Photographic print
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.145
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

View of Lake Superior Chippewa men and women dancing together on the Lac de Flambeau Reservation in Wisconsin. According to Smith this dance, which was called the "Squaw Dance" in its time, was brought back to Wisconsin from Oklahoma. Because it was customary for women to remain in the background at any of the old time dances, outside and back of t...