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Eagle dance. Choctaw. 262. This tribe, like most of the others, give the Eagle Dance once a year, to the War Eagle, the bird that conquers all other varieties fo the Eagle species,  and the tail feathers of which the Indians use to decorate the heads of the brave.

Image ID: 466137

Eagle dance. Choctaw. 262. This tribe, like most of the others, give the Eagle Dance once a year, to the War Eagle, the ... (1850)

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:  Eagle dance. Choctaw. 262. This tribe, like most of the others, give the Eagle Dance once a year, to the War Eagle, the bird that conquers all other varieties fo the Eagle species, and the tail feathers of which the Indians use to decorate the heads of the brave.

Creator

: Catlin, George, 1796-1872 -- Artist

Published Date

: 1850

Medium

: Pencil works

Specific Material Type

: Drawings

Item/Page/Plate

: Pl. 99

Source

: Souvenir of the N. American Indians, as they were in the nineteenth century. ... / Geo. Catlin.

Source Description

: 3 v. fol.

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Rare Books Division

Catalog Call Number

: *KW+++ (Catlin, G. Souvenir of the N. American Indians)

Digital ID

: 466137

Record ID

: 244038

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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