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Anthropology: Native Americans



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From the National Congress of American Indians YouTube page, addressing their opposition to harmful "Indian" sports mascots:

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Historical Images

                                 Utes--Chief Sevara [i.e., Severo] and family, ca. 1899

                                                  from The Library of Congress


    Papago matron, ca. 1907                                  Waiting for the seal, 1915

The two images above are from a work by Edward Sheriff Curtis, published from 1907-1930, called The North American Indian. The entire work is available electronically here, by Northwestern University Library's Digital Collections. [Note: "The images and descriptions reflect the prevailing Euro-American cultural perspective of Curtis’s time, that Indians were “primitive” people whose traditions represented a “vanishing race”. Contemporary readers should view the work in that context."]

President Obama visits Standing Rock Reservation, North Dakota, June 13, 2014

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