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Tipi Collection

Background imageTipi Collection: Mandan Indians, with Medicine Man in Bear Skin, c1875

Mandan Indians, with Medicine Man in Bear Skin, c1875. The Mandan traditionally lived along the banks of the Missouri River and two of its tributaries, the Heart and the Knife

Background imageTipi Collection: Shortland, Thames, c1868. Creator: John Barr Clark Hoyte

Shortland, Thames, c1868. Creator: John Barr Clark Hoyte
Shortland, Thames, c1868

Background imageTipi Collection: Yaqui Indians, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Yaqui Indians, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Yaqui Indians, between c1910 and c1915. Shows Yaqui (Yoeme) Indians

Background imageTipi Collection: Moose harnessed for work beside tepee [i.e. tipi], 1916(?). Creator: C. W. Mathers

Moose harnessed for work beside tepee [i.e. tipi], 1916(?). Creator: C. W. Mathers
Moose harnessed for work beside tepee [i.e. tipi], 1916(?)

Background imageTipi Collection: A group of Dolgans of the Yenisei province at the tent, 1925. Creator: Unknown

A group of Dolgans of the Yenisei province at the tent, 1925. Creator: Unknown
A group of Dolgans of the Yenisei province at the tent, 1925. From a collection which includes more than two hundred photographs taken during scientific expeditions into the most remote wilderness

Background imageTipi Collection: The Canadian Red River Exploring Expedition - Ford of the Roseau River, and Indian Fish Weir

The Canadian Red River Exploring Expedition - Ford of the Roseau River, and Indian Fish Weir, 1858. Creator: Unknown
The Canadian Red River Exploring Expedition - Ford of the Roseau River, and Indian Fish Weir, 1858. The Roseau, or Reed-grass River

Background imageTipi Collection: Sioux village near Fort Laramie; Ocean to Ocean, the Pacific railroad, 1875

Sioux village near Fort Laramie; Ocean to Ocean, the Pacific railroad, 1875. Creator: Frederick Whymper
Sioux village near Fort Laramie; Ocean to Ocean, the Pacific railroad, 1875. From, Illustrated Travels by H.W. Bates. [Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, c1880, London]

Background imageTipi Collection: Glacier National Park, Entrance, 1914. Creator: Harris & Ewing

Glacier National Park, Entrance, 1914. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Glacier National Park, Entrance, 1914
Glacier National Park, Entrance, 1914

Background imageTipi Collection: Bohemian Club Grove scene, between 1896 and 1911. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Bohemian Club Grove scene, between 1896 and 1911. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Bohemian Club Grove scene, between 1896 and 1911

Background imageTipi Collection: The Rocky Mountains, 1866. Creator: James Smillie

The Rocky Mountains, 1866. Creator: James Smillie
The Rocky Mountains, 1866

Background imageTipi Collection: Aims Back, 1910. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis

Aims Back, 1910. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis
Aims Back, 1910. Photograph shows Aims Back with woman, both in traditional dress, standing outside of tipi

Background imageTipi Collection: Indians in native dress, between c1900 and 1923. Creator: Unknown

Indians in native dress, between c1900 and 1923. Creator: Unknown
Indians in native dress, between c1900 and 1923

Background imageTipi Collection: Camp in the cottonwoods-Cheyenne, c1910. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis

Camp in the cottonwoods-Cheyenne, c1910. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis
Camp in the cottonwoods-Cheyenne, c1910. Tepee in a grove of trees

Background imageTipi Collection: Slow Bull, 1907. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis

Slow Bull, 1907. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis
Slow Bull, 1907. Photograph shows three-quarter portrait of Slow Bull inside tipi, facing right, sitting in grass holding a pipe

Background imageTipi Collection: Slow Bull, c1907. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis

Slow Bull, c1907. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis
Slow Bull, c1907. Dakota man standing outside tipi gazing upward

Background imageTipi Collection: Saliva, c1907. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis

Saliva, c1907. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis
Saliva, c1907. Dakota man with calumet kneeling by altar inside tipi

Background imageTipi Collection: Slow Bull, 1907. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis

Slow Bull, 1907. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis
Slow Bull, 1907. Photograph shows three-quarter portrait of Slow Bull inside tipi on knees, facing front, with buffalo skull and other items nearby

Background imageTipi Collection: Two Kill, c1910. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis

Two Kill, c1910. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis
Two Kill, c1910. Piegan woman, full-length portrait, seated on blankets inside tipi(?), facing front

Background imageTipi Collection: Mountain Chief, 1910. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis

Mountain Chief, 1910. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis
Mountain Chief, 1910. Photograph shows Mountain Chief, wrapped in Buffalo hide, standing outside of tipi

Background imageTipi Collection: Author's camp among the Spokan, c1910. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis

Author's camp among the Spokan, c1910. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis
Author's camp among the Spokan, c1910. Five tents erected in a clearing, Edward S. Curtis in center, Spokane men and women on horseback on the left

Background imageTipi Collection: Moving camp-Atsina, c1908. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis

Moving camp-Atsina, c1908. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis
Moving camp-Atsina, c1908. Several Atsina on horses with travois behind them, tipis in background

Background imageTipi Collection: Rosa Lame Dog, c1905. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis

Rosa Lame Dog, c1905. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis
Rosa Lame Dog, c1905. Dakota woman standing at doorway of tipi

Background imageTipi Collection: Sun dance in progress-Cheyenne, c1910. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis

Sun dance in progress-Cheyenne, c1910. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis
Sun dance in progress-Cheyenne, c1910

Background imageTipi Collection: A Blackfoot tepee, c1927. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis

A Blackfoot tepee, c1927. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis
A Blackfoot tepee, c1927. Blackfoot Indian, (Bear Bull?) holding horse outside tipi

Background imageTipi Collection: Spokan camp, c1910. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis

Spokan camp, c1910. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis
Spokan camp, c1910. Five tipis and a tent in clearing among pine trees

Background imageTipi Collection: Joseph Dead Feast Lodge-Nez Percé, c1905. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis

Joseph Dead Feast Lodge-Nez Percé, c1905. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis
Joseph Dead Feast Lodge-Nez Perce, c1905

Background imageTipi Collection: Camp life, c1908. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis

Camp life, c1908. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis
Camp life, c1908. Four canvas covered tipis, Assiniboine women and children seated on ground, South Dakota

Background imageTipi Collection: The river camp, c1905. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis

The river camp, c1905. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis
The river camp, c1905. Crow man with two children and woman(?) at river's edge; tipi, surrounded by trees and mountains

Background imageTipi Collection: An Assiniboin camp containing four tepees with Indians seated on ground, c1908

An Assiniboin camp containing four tepees with Indians seated on ground, c1908. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis
An Assiniboin camp containing four tepees with Indians seated on ground, c1908

Background imageTipi Collection: The altar, c1910. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis

The altar, c1910. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis
The altar, c1910. Cheyenne altar inside tent, with buffalo skull on ground surrounded by boughs and sticks with feathers; additional sticks

Background imageTipi Collection: Lodge of the Horn Society [B]-Blood, c1927. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis

Lodge of the Horn Society [B]-Blood, c1927. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis
Lodge of the Horn Society [B]-Blood, c1927. Tepee, Alberta, Canada

Background imageTipi Collection: Village herald, c1907. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis

Village herald, c1907. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis
Village herald, c1907. Dakota man, wearing war bonnet, sitting on horseback, his left hand outstreched toward tipi in background, others on horseback

Background imageTipi Collection: Piegan encampment, c1900. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis

Piegan encampment, c1900. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis
Piegan encampment, c1900. Tepees with mountains in background

Background imageTipi Collection: A gathering war party, c1908. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis

A gathering war party, c1908. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis
A gathering war party, c1908. Landscape with four tepees, eleven Atsina Indians on horseback, three women, a child, and two dogs, Montana

Background imageTipi Collection: War party's farewell-Atsina, c1908. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis

War party's farewell-Atsina, c1908. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis
War party's farewell-Atsina, c1908. Four Atsina Indians on horseback overlooking tepees in valley beyond

Background imageTipi Collection: Crow Chief's Daughter, c1910. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis

Crow Chief's Daughter, c1910. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis
Crow Chief's Daughter, c1910. Piegan girl standing in doorway of tepee, wearing beaded buckskin dress, Montana

Background imageTipi Collection: Cooking acorns-upper Lake Pomo, c1924. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis

Cooking acorns-upper Lake Pomo, c1924. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis
Cooking acorns-upper Lake Pomo, c1924. Pomo Indian woman cooking in front of cane tepee, California

Background imageTipi Collection: At the water's edge-Piegan, c1910. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis

At the water's edge-Piegan, c1910. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis
At the water's edge-Piegan, c1910. Photo shows two tepees reflected in water of pond, with four Piegan Indians seated in front of one tepee

Background imageTipi Collection: The winter camp-Apsaroke, c1908. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis

The winter camp-Apsaroke, c1908. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis
The winter camp-Apsaroke, c1908. Two Apsaroke people on horseback outside a tipi in a thicket of trees; snow covering area

Background imageTipi Collection: War preparation, c1907. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis

War preparation, c1907. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis
War preparation, c1907. Several Sioux men on horseback gather outside a tipi

Background imageTipi Collection: A mountain camp-Yakima, c1910. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis

A mountain camp-Yakima, c1910. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis
A mountain camp-Yakima, c1910. Camp among tall, sparse pine trees, horse standing between two teepees, in midground

Background imageTipi Collection: Hu Kalowa Pi-Removes the covering, c1907. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis

Hu Kalowa Pi-Removes the covering, c1907. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis
Hu Kalowa Pi-Removes the covering, c1907. Interior of tepee, man kneeling on ground remouving buffalo hide around skull on ground, another male behind altar warming hands by fire

Background imageTipi Collection: Buffalo Bill's Wild West, Col WF Cody, 1890. Creator: Alick P F Ritchie

Buffalo Bill's Wild West, Col WF Cody, 1890. Creator: Alick P F Ritchie
Buffalo Bill's Wild West, Col WF Cody, 1890. Head-and-shoulders portrait of Buffalo Bill, composed of guns, rope, heads of buffalo and horse, snowshoes, etc

Background imageTipi Collection: US School for Indians at Pine Ridge, SD, 1891. Creator: John C. H. Grabill

US School for Indians at Pine Ridge, SD, 1891. Creator: John C. H. Grabill
US School for Indians at Pine Ridge, SD, 1891. Small Oglala tipi camp in front of large government school buildings in open field

Background imageTipi Collection: A young Oglala girl sitting in front of a tipi, with a puppy.... Pine Ridge Reservation, 1891

A young Oglala girl sitting in front of a tipi, with a puppy.... Pine Ridge Reservation, 1891. Creator: John C. H
A young Oglala girl sitting in front of a tipi, with a puppy beside her, probably on or near Pine Ridge Reservation, 1891

Background imageTipi Collection: Gen Miles and staff viewing the largest hostile Indian Camp in the US, near Pine... c1891

Gen Miles and staff viewing the largest hostile Indian Camp in the US, near Pine... c1891. Creator: John C. H. Grabill
Gen Miles and staff viewing the largest hostile Indian Camp in the US, near Pine Ridge, s Dak, Jan 16, 1891, c1891. Seven military men on horseback viewing a Lakota camp from a distant hillside

Background imageTipi Collection: Red Cloud and American Horse The two most noted chiefs now living, 1891. Creator: John C. H. Grabill

Red Cloud and American Horse The two most noted chiefs now living, 1891. Creator: John C. H. Grabill
Red Cloud and American Horse The two most noted chiefs now living, 1891. Two Oglala chiefs, American Horse (wearing western clothing and gun-in-holster) and Red Cloud (wearing headdress)

Background imageTipi Collection: Chief Rocky Bear's home, 1891. Creator: John C. H. Grabill

Chief Rocky Bear's home, 1891. Creator: John C. H. Grabill
Chief Rocky Bear's home, 1891. Rocky Bear, Oglala chief, standing to the left of a Euro-American man on horseback; three tipis in the background--probably on or near Pine Ridge Reservation



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