[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Dancer Performing]

Description:

Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian dancer performing for a crowd at the Texas Folklife Festival. His clothing is traditional: brightly-colored yellow, red and black, and heavily decorated with feathers. He is wearing knee-high cream-colored animal fur boots, a black loin cloth, a yellow shirt and a dark-colored headdress. Attached to his back are two large bunches of red, yellow, and black feathers, arranged like a fan in a semi-circle. He is dancing on the grass in front of a crowd of spectators.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Bexar County - San Antonio
Creation Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]  
Partner(s):
University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
Collection(s):
Texas Cultures Online
Institute of Texan Cultures Texas Folklife Festival Collection
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Date(s):
  • Creation: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Bexar County - San Antonio
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
From September 7, 1972 to September 10, 1972
Description:

Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian dancer performing for a crowd at the Texas Folklife Festival. His clothing is traditional: brightly-colored yellow, red and black, and heavily decorated with feathers. He is wearing knee-high cream-colored animal fur boots, a black loin cloth, a yellow shirt and a dark-colored headdress. Attached to his back are two large bunches of red, yellow, and black feathers, arranged like a fan in a semi-circle. He is dancing on the grass in front of a crowd of spectators.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

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Keyword(s): festivals
Series Title: 1st Annual Texas Folklife Festival
Partner:
University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
Collection:
Texas Cultures Online
Collection:
Institute of Texan Cultures Texas Folklife Festival Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: ITC_TFF72-RI-29
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth227333
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image