Native American Life In The Early 1900s

In the United States, Native Americans are considered to be people whose pre-Columbian ancestors were indigenous to the lands within the nation’s modern boundaries. These peoples were composed of numerous distinct tribes, bands, and ethnic groups, and many of these groups survive intact today as sovereign nations. This article simply seeks to details some early Native American life.

 

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c. 1910 - A young member of the Apache tribe.

c. 1910 - A young member of the Apache tribe.

 

1903 - Eskadi, of the Apache tribe.

1903 - Eskadi, of the Apache tribe.

 

1914 - Kwakiutl people in canoes in British Columbia.

1914 - Kwakiutl people in canoes in British Columbia.

 

1914 - Kwakiutl people in canoes in British Columbia.

1914 - Kwakiutl people in canoes in British Columbia.

 

1914 - A Kwakiutl wedding party arrives in canoes.

1914 - A Kwakiutl wedding party arrives in canoes.

 

1914 - A Koskimo man dressed as Hami ("dangerous thing") during a Numhlim ceremony.

1914 - A Koskimo man dressed as Hami (

 

1914 - A Qagyuhl dancer dressed as Paqusilahl ("man of the ground embodiment").

1914 - A Qagyuhl dancer dressed as Paqusilahl (

 

1914 - A Qagyuhl man dressed as a bear.

1914 - A Qagyuhl man dressed as a bear.

 

1914 - Qagyuhl dancers.

1914 - Qagyuhl dancers.

 

1914 - Nakoaktok dancers wear Hamatsa masks in a ritual.

1914 - Nakoaktok dancers wear Hamatsa masks in a ritual.

 

 

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