7 Unequaled Photographs Of Native Americans In The Early 1900s – WaitUp

7 Unequaled Photographs Of Native Americans In The Early 1900s


Ethnologist Edward S. Curtis was commissioned to document the Native American Culture between 1906 and 1930, and now, a book curated by Christopher Cardozo brings a collection of 100 of the photographer's 40,000 negatives. It is a stunning collection of photographs that are an important historical documentation of the Native Peoples of America and their culture. Check out these 7 highlight photos that exhibit the beauty and wonder of the collection.

Dedication

The New York Times

Edward S. Curtis spent almost 30 years documenting Native Americans in the South West. He was extremely dedicated to his work, believing that he was studying a dying race.

Waiting In The Forest

The Daily Beast

Taken in Cheyenne, Wyoming, in 1910, this image shows an individual who does not seem too thrilled about having their picture taken.


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