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Potawatomi [Parry Island, Ontario]
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Potawatomi [Parry Island, Ontario]
Canada; Ontario; Parry Sound District; Parry Island Reserve; ; Great Lakes Islands; Georgian Bay Islands; Parry Island
16/2617

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  • Description:

    Outdoor portrait of the man (Dick King, a chief?) wearing a fringed hide or cloth shirt, and beaded or embroidered hat, holding war club (162617.000) and dance rattles (162620.000) in the NMAI Collection. He stands in a field with small shed and woods in the background. See N14413 for a similar image

  • Culture/People:

    Potawatomi [Parry Island, Ontario]

  • Date created:

    Summer 1928

  • Photographer:

    Frederick Johnson (Fred Johnson), Non-Indian, 1904-1994

  • Place:

    Parry Island Reserve; Parry Sound District; Ontario; Canada

  • Format/Object name:

    Acetate negative

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Frederick Johnson began his anthropological studies as a teenager, accompanying anthropologist Frank G. Speck (1881-1951) on trips to Native communities in Quebec. Between 1923 and 1929, Johnson studied at the University of Pennsylvania and conducted several research trips in Canada, some of which were sponsored by MAI. His photographs probably accompanied the object collections he acquired for MAI.

  • Dimensions:

    5 x 7 in.

  • Catalog number:

    N14406

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