Native American Ghost Shirts - Antique Prints (3) - Bureau of Ethnology (1896)

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Native American Ghost Shirts - Antique Prints (3) - Bureau of Ethnology (1896)

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Publisher: Government Printing Office
Publication Date: 1896-01-01
Type: Prints

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Title: Native American Ghost Shirts - Antique Prints (3) - Bureau of Ethnology (1896)
Publisher: Government Printing Office
Publication Date: 1896-01-01
Type: Prints
Condition: Very Good

Notes: Three antique plates of Native American Ghost Shirts: Arapaho Ghost Shirt Showing Coloring; Arapaho Ghost Shirt - Reverse; and Sioux Ghost Shirts from Wounded Knee Battlefield from the Fourteenth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology of the Smithsonian Institution - Part 2 issued in 1896. Dimensions 11.25" W x 7.5" H with wide margins. Plates clean and unmarked. Blank versos.The Dreamer religion emerged in the late 19th century which was based on the belief that if followers shunned white culture and lived as did their ancestors, the Creator would reward them by bringing dead Indians back to life and ridding Native American lands of white people. Additional photos available upon request. All items carefully packed to avoid damage from moisture and rough handling. Sku: 027902