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[Alabama-Coushatta Headdress]

Description: Photograph of a man making a headdress at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The man, a member of the Alabama-Coushatta tribe, sits in a chair with a dark-colored sleeveless shirt and white pants, attaching feathers to a circular disk.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Hoop Dance]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dancer performing at the 19th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The male dancer wears traditional Native American clothing as he performs a hoop dance for festival participants.
Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Hoop Dance Performance]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dancer performing at the 19th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The male dancer wears traditional Native American clothing as he performs a hoop dance for festival participants.
Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Dance Performance]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian dancer performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The young boy wears traditional Native American clothing consisting of a beaded headdress, long beaded necklaces, a red vest and apron, and feather pieces tied to his arms.
Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Dancer]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian dancer at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing traditional tribal clothing: a woven headband and arm band, a loin cloth, and a large purple, orange, and white feathered headdress that extends all the way down his back. He is also wearing modern aviator sunglasses.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Dancer]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dancer at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is in traditional dress: shirtless, with a red and black beaded necklace; a blue beaded sash; a light blue beaded headband; a brown, black, and white, feather mohawk; and a fan of blue, white, pink, and black, feathers on his back. Another Indian boy is to the left in a predominately green outfit.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Dancer]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dancer performing at the 19th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The male dancer wears traditional Native American clothing as he performs for a large crowd of festival participants.
Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Dancer]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian dancer performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The male dancer wears traditional Native American clothing consisting of a beaded headdress, long beaded necklaces, a blue bandanna, and a blue top and skirt with light blue fringe.
Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[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.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Dancers]

Description: Black and white photograph of a young man performing an Alabama-Coushatta folk dance with others. They are wearing traditional tribal attire including a headdress. He is a performer at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Drummer]

Description: Photograph of Jack Batisse, an Alabama-Coushatta Indian drummer, at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing traditional tribal clothing: a blue shirt decorated with red and yellow ribbons, a headdress with white and brown feathers, a beaded necklace and an armband. He is holding a large mallet and beating a drum in front of him. Festival visitors are visible standing behind him.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Hoop Dancer]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian hoop dancer at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The dancer is wearing traditional garments, which includes a beaded band around the forehead and chest, a breechcloth, and fur above the moccasins. He is dancing with several hoops while festival participants watch.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Performer]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian dancer performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The girl wears a beaded headdress and necklaces with a pink dress and sash. She smiles for the photograph before performing for a crowd of festival participants.
Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribal Dancer]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian tribal dancer at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing traditional garments and what appears to be a roach headdress, likely comprised of fur and porcupine guard hair. The headdress comes over the front of his face and is gathered at the chin. A blue beaded band with a large circle decoration at the forehead circles his head. A wide, blue beaded band with similar diamond decorations hangs over his chest. He is wearing a red tank top; feathers are attached to his back.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribal Dancer]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian tribal dancer at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing traditional garments and what appears to be a roach headdress, likely comprised of fur and porcupine guard hair. The headdress is tied at the chin. A beaded band with a large circle decoration at the forehead circles his head. A wide, blue beaded band, along with other beads and jewelry, hangs over his chest. He is shirtless; pink and white feathers are attached to his back. Other festival participants appear in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribal Dancers]

Description: Photograph of a group of Alabama-Coushatta Indian tribal dancers performing in a parking lot at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers are all wearing traditional garments, comprising of roach headdresses, beaded bands, breechcloths, moccasins, and feathers. Festival participants surround the dancers.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribal Dancers]

Description: Photograph of Alabama-Coushatta Indian tribal dancers at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers are wearing traditional garments, comprised of beaded bands and breechcloths. Feathers of various colors are attached to their backs. Festival participants watch in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribal Dancers]

Description: Photograph of Alabama-Coushatta Indian tribal dancers at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers are wearing traditional garments, comprised of roach headdresses, beaded bands, and breechcloths. Feathers of various colors are attached to their backs.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribal Dancers]

Description: Photograph of a group of Alabama-Coushatta Indian tribal dancers at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers are in traditional garments and appear to be preparing for a dance in a parking lot. An elaborate array of yellow, pink, black, and white feathers form the back of the garments. The dancers are wearing headdresses and fur and bell decorations on the legs, above the moccasins. Festival participants surround the dancers.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribal Dancers]

Description: Photograph of Alabama-Coushatta Indian tribal dancers at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The dancer in the foreground is wearing traditional garments, including white beaded bands around the forehead, arms, wrists, and neck. A blue beaded belt circles the waist. The dancer is wearing a purple breechcloth and his legs are covered with what appears to be fur and bells. Other dancers are visible behind him, along with the festival participants. Feathers of various colors are attached to the backs of the dancers.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Native American Dancer]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dancer performing at the 19th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The male dancer wears traditional Native American clothing as he performs a hoop dance for festival participants.
Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Performance]

Description: Slide of Alabama-Coushatta Indian dancers performing the Eagle Dance onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. They are all dressed in elaborate and feathered costumes.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Woman]

Description: Slide of a female dancer of the Alabama-Coushatta tribe at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is in a Native American dress with matching jewelry and accessories.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Women Fry Bread]

Description: Slide of three Alabama-Coushatta women preparing food for their booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. One woman on the left checks on bread frying in a pot. Two girls on the right are dressed in traditional garbs and watch the woman work. The girl on the far right pulls at dough in a large container.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph