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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.

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Names
Catlin, George (1796-1872) (Artist)
Collection

Souvenir of the N. American Indians, as they were in the nineteenth century. ...

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1850
Place Term: London
Publisher: The Author
Date Issued: 1850
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KW+++ (Catlin, G. Souvenir of the N. American Indians)
Topics
Indians of North America
Choctaw Indians
Indian dance -- North America
Notes
Content : A unique collection of pencil drawings signed by the author, representing the manners and customs of the North American Indians; each leaf drawings has accompanying leaf of text in ms.

Content : 1451 (v. 1) 1452 (v. 2) 1453 (v. 3)

Ownership : Lenox

Content : T.-p. map, prefatory note and glossary in ms., signed: Geo. Catlin.

Statement of Responsibility: Geo. Catlin.
Physical Description
Form: Pencil works ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 42298331
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14311842
UUID: 6c19b1f0-c647-012f-596f-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1796: Creator Born
  • 1850: Issued
  • 1850: Created
  • 1872: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "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." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1850. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-db32-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "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." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-db32-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1850). 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. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-db32-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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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.