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These Haunting Photos Of Lost American Indian Tribes Will Leave You Stunned!

The best photography creates the curiosity for hidden secrets behind it or explains a related story by itself. This art of heart touching photography perfectly inculcated in this Incredible American photographer Edward Curtis, who dedicated his life recording traditional American Indian customs. He was the great master of informative photographs.

Edward got the popularity for documenting the last of America's tribes from 1906 to 1930 in a mammoth collection called The North American Indian. Let's check out these beautiful portraits from his famous documentary. 

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These Haunting Photos Of Lost American Indian Tribes Will Leave You Stunned!

These Haunting Photos Of Lost American Indian Tribes Will Leave You Stunned!

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Let's know about the tribesmen and women and their way of life.

Let's know about the tribesmen and women and their way of life.

One of a Cheyenne male from 1908

One of a Cheyenne male from 1908

Curtis produced over 40,000 negatives, 10,000 wax cylinder recordings of language and over 4,000 pages of anthropological text.

Curtis produced over 40,000 negatives, 10,000 wax cylinder recordings of language and over 4,000 pages of anthropological text.

One of his most famous images: 'An Oasis in the Bad Lands'.

One of his most famous images: 'An Oasis in the Bad Lands'.

He had an epic collection of mesmerizing photographs defining the culture of The North American Indian

He had an epic collection of mesmerizing photographs defining the culture of The North American Indian

He captured tribal girls beautifully.

He captured tribal girls beautifully.

This image taken by Curtis in 1905 shows Little Wolf, a Cheyenne male, wearing plaits and feathers in his hair.

This image taken by Curtis in 1905 shows Little Wolf, a Cheyenne male, wearing plaits and feathers in his hair.

A self photo of Edward Curtis.

A self photo of Edward Curtis.

Local native Indians digging for clams and mussels during low tides.

Local native Indians digging for clams and mussels during low tides.

Indigenous woman sitting on the top of a house holding a patterned bowl in full jewelry.

Indigenous woman sitting on the top of a house holding a patterned bowl in full jewelry.

A Piegan man kneels holding medicine pipe.

A Piegan man kneels holding medicine pipe.

Edward took canoe trips and went camping with his father as a young boy which helped inform and prepare him for his work in the field.

Edward took canoe trips and went camping with his father as a young boy which helped inform and prepare him for his work in the field.

Tribeswomen wearing beaded hats

Tribeswomen wearing beaded hats

Curtis released a movie, In the Land of the Head-Hunters, in 1914 depicting the 'primal life' of Northwest Coast Indians.

Curtis released a movie, In the Land of the Head-Hunters, in 1914 depicting the 'primal life' of Northwest Coast Indians.

The North American Indian project produced by Curtis is described as one of the most significant and controversial representations of traditional American Indian culture ever produced.

The North American Indian project produced by Curtis is described as one of the most significant and controversial representations of traditional American Indian culture ever produced.

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