The Announcement - Arikara by Edward S. Curtis


"The Announcement - Arikara" by Edward S. Curtis

"Among the Missouri River Indians of the earthen lodges - the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara - the chiefs and priests made their announcements from the housetops. This picture is of Bear's Teeth standing on the roof of the ceremonial lodge in which occurred the medicine ceremony." - Edward S. Curtis

This original large portfolio photogravure on vellum dating from 1908 is plate 159 from Volume V of Curtis' epic publication The North American Indian. From the Curtis family collection.

Image is 11" x 16 3/4", unframed

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The Announcement - Arikara
Edward S. Curtis