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View of a group of Pottawatomi dancers in Topeka, Kansas, in 1925. The dancers, some of whom are carrying bows and arrows, are dressed in traditional clothing. Also visible are an automobile, a drum, a freight train and covered platform, ice house, smokestacks, and the Theo. Poehler Mercantile Company warehouse building.

Date: 1925

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This image is an example of how emigrant tribes in Kansas worked to keep their traditional customs alive, even into the early twentieth century. It can be used to discuss the continuity of native culture.

KS:7th:1.4:Indian Removal (2005)

Item Number: 23668
Call Number: E99 P8 D2 *2
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 23668

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