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Cheyenne summer house

Cheyenne summer house
Date: Unknown
This is a photograph of a Cheyenne woman covering a summer house with willows. Funds for digitization provided by Mr. Steve Peckel in memory of William Chalfant.


Kansa Indian village of Fool Chief

Kansa Indian village of Fool Chief
Date: 1841
Photo of an illustration of the Kansa Indian village of Fool Chief, near Menokin, Shawnee County, Kansas.


Kiowa Indians

Kiowa Indians
Creator: Irwin, William E.
Date: Between 1890 and 1899
This is a cabinet card showing four images including Gumbye with little girls, a group of Kiowa girls, a Kiowa camp near Ft. Sill, and a Wichita grass lodge near Anadarko, Oklahoma.


Wichita Indian grass house

Wichita Indian grass house
Date: Between 1890 and 1899
Grass house of the Wichita Indians near Anadarko, Oklahoma, is cone shape with a thatch of long grass laid in tiers that overlap like shingles. The Wichita have been identified historically with Quivirans that the Coronado expedition encountered in south-central Kansas in 1541. The group moved south into what is now Oklahoma early in the eighteenth century where they are located today.


Wichita Indian grass house in Anadarko, Oklahoma

Wichita Indian grass house in Anadarko, Oklahoma
Date: 1898
This photograph shows a Wichita Indian grass house near Anadarko, Oklahoma. The photo also shows a second grass structure and a tipi in the background.


Wichita grass house

Wichita grass house
Date: Between 1880 and 1890
An informal portrait of two Wichita women standing before a large, traditional, grass house.


Wichita grass lodge drawing

Wichita grass lodge drawing
Creator: Harpers Weekly
Date: Unknown
This is a drawing of women working on a grass lodge. The drawing was copied from Harpers.


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