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18 de octubre de 2012

Edward S Curtis










 Image of the Corner of a Zuni Pueblo 1903 by Edward S. Curtis


Edward Sheriff Curtis
1858 - 1952
Fotografo norteamericano que se dedico a fotografiar las tribus indias bajo el respeto que sentia a sus tradiciones.
Se dice que fué el unico fotografo que logró el permiso de los indios americanos a ser fotografiados y asistir a los ritos sagrados por considerar a este fotografo como uno mas entre ellos.

American photographer dedicated to shooting the Indian tribes under his respect for their traditions.
He says it was the only photographer who won permission of American Indians to be photographed and attend the sacred rites for considering this photographer as one among them.


 
 
Edward S. Curtis Self-portrait 1889
 
  
 
 Grinding Medicine  1903 by Edward S. Curtis
 
 
 
Nayenezgani. Navajo ceremonial costume 1904 by Edward S. Curtis
 
 
 
An Indian Village 1905 by Edward S. Curtis
 
 
 
Saguaro Gatherers 1907
 
 
 
 
Indian-Invocation 1907
 
 
 
 
A Sioux Medicine Man. His name was Slow Bull. 1907 
 
 
 
Shirts made of Scalps 1908
 
 
 
 
Native American men on horseback 1908
 
 
 
 
 Sioux Warriors on Horseback 1908



An Indian Ceremony in which a man is suspended by leather straps attached to sticks in his chest 1908
  
 
 

Native Americans, with bows and arrows pointed skyward. This is part of the Atsina Crazy Dance 1908
 


Drying Mummy 1910 by Edward S. Curtis
 
 
 
Fishing Camp in 1913
 
 
 
Nakoaktok Chief with Copper in 1914
 
 
 
Qagyuhl Village Fort Rupert in 1914
 
 
 
Carved Posts Alert Bay in 1914
 
 
 
Nimkish Village Alert Bay in 1914
 
 
 
Wedding Guests in 1914
 
 
 
Indians in Sailing Boats in 1914 
 
 
 
 
 






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