Native American tribes of the Great Plains region were Edward Sheriff Curtis's first subjects, Throughout his thorough study of the native nations of the U.S., Canada, & Alaska, from the 1890s to the 1930s, Curtis often returned to observe life on the Plains, investigating every aspect of tribal culture. This book affords a look at some of Curtis's most moving & memorable images, with excerpts from his original text providing information about who these people were & how they lived. It is a splendid distillation of tribal life on the brink of extinction in a region once rich in game & open space. Curtis's stunning images & text preserve the proud heritage of these native nations of North America. Compact size.
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