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[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]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Food Booth]

Description: Slide of two women of the Alabama-Coushatta tribe at a food that serves barbecued beef and sassafras tea in the Indian Village of the Texas Folklife Festival. They are wearing Native American accessories and jewelry. There are bins in front of them on a table with the food.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Indian Village Sign]

Description: Photograph of a sign describing the history of and pointing toward the "Indian Village". The large sign reads, "INDIAN VILLAGE --> The Alabama and Coushatta Indians settled near here in 1832 through the efforts of Gen. Sam Houston, Texas gave them 1210 acres in 1854. The federal government purchased 3071 acres in 1928. Only Indian Reservation in Texas" Behind the sign a road and some trees are visible. There is writing on the backof the photograph that reads, "Livingston, Texas".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Two Alabama-Coushatta Indian Dancers Performing]

Description: Photograph of two Alabama-Coushatta Indian dancers performing for a crowd at the Texas Folklife Festival. Their clothing is traditionally Native American: brightly colored, and heavily decorated with feathers. They are wearing short tunics, and knee-high boots covered in cream-colored animal fur. Hundreds of feathers decorate their backs. One dancer's outfit is red and white; the other's is pink and blue, but each has a feathered mohawk.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Young Alabama-Coushatta Indian Dancer Performing with Rings]

Description: Photograph of a young Alabama-Coushatta Native American dancer performing for a crowd at the Texas Folklife Festival. The boy is dancing with four rings, stepping in and out of them. His clothing is traditional with colors of brown, red, and white. His brown knee-high boots are covered with animal fur around the ankle. His legs and upper torso are bare. In the background, people are gathered to watch him.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Young Alabama-Coushatta Indian Dancer Performs for Crowd]

Description: Photograph of a young Alabama-Coushatta Indian dancer performing for a crowd at the Texas Folklife Festival. The boy is dancing on the grass with rings, which he is holding in front of him with both hands. His clothing is traditional; he is wearing a short skirt with colors of brown, red and white. His brown knee-high boots are covered with animal fur around the ankle. His legs and upper torso are bare. In the background, people are gathered to watch him.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Young Alabama-Coushatta Indian Dancer with Headdress]

Description: Photograph of a young Alabama-Coushatta Indian dancer at the Texas Folklife Festival. The boy is standing on the grass in front of a corrugated steel shed. His clothing is traditional; he is wearing a skirt with colors of brown, red, and white. His brown knee-high boots are covered with animal fur around the ankle. His legs and upper torso are bare. He is wearing a feathered mohawk-style headdress with feathers that form a line down the center of his head.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Native American Game of Stickball]

Description: Slide of the Alabama Coushatta tribe and the Tigua tribe playing against one another in a game of stickball at the Texas Folklife Festival. The men from both tribes are equipped with a stick that has a stiff loop at one end and is about the same height as a man's knee. The men are gather to fight over the ball with their sticks. Some men aren't wearing any shoes and some are wearing cloths tied around their heads.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Native American Game of Stickball]

Description: Slide of the Alabama Coushatta tribe and the Tigua tribe playing against one another in a game of stickball at the Texas Folklife Festival. The men from both tribes are equipped with a stick that has a stiff loop at one end and is about the same height as a man's knee. Some men are fighting over the ball with their sticks while a others hang back from the crowd. Some men aren't wearing any shoes and some are wearing cloths tied around their heads.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Tigua and Alabama Coushatta Tribes Playing Stickball]

Description: Slide of the Alabama Coushatta tribe and the Tigua tribe playing against one another in a game of stickball at the Texas Folklife Festival. The men from both tribes are equipped with a stick that has a stiff loop at one end. A number of men have huddled over the ball and are using their sticks to reach and take the ball. In the background, there are many spectators taking pictures and observing the tradition.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Men Playing the Native American Game of Stickball]

Description: Slide of the Alabama Coushatta tribe and the Tigua tribe playing against one another in a game of stickball at the Texas Folklife Festival. The men from both tribes are equipped with a stick that has a stiff loop at one end. The men are extending out their sticks to reach for the ball or blocking attempts to get the ball with their legs.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Native American Dancers]

Description: Slide of one man of the Apache tribe and two men of the Alabama-Coushatta in full Native American dancing outfits at the Texas Folklife Festival. They all have feathered accessories on their heads and the two on the left have similar outfits with large feathered accessories attached to their backs while the Apache on the left does not.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Dancers]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dance performance at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancers wear intricate headdresses, belts, and boots as they perform on a grassy area for festival participants.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Performance]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dance performance at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, two young dancers in full Alabama-Coushatta regalia perform for a crowd of festival participants. The dancers wear large feather headdresses, beaded belts, and fur boots as they dance.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Performance]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dancer performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a boy wears an intricate costume consisting of a feather headdress, beaded headband, tasseled belt, and fur boots with bells attached. He holds sticks with suede tassels attached as he dances for festival participants.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Beadwork]

Description: Photograph of a woman creating a beaded headdress at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The woman, a member of the Alabama Coushatta tribe, spreads out the large headdress decorated with feathers and beads.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Costumes]

Description: Photograph of members of the Alabama-Coushatta tribe preparing costumes for a dance demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a small boy wears traditional Native-American dance regalia as a woman leans over his fur boot, attaching bells to his costume.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Feather Headdress Making]

Description: Photograph of a woman making a feathered headdress at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The woman, a member of the Alabama-Coushatta tribe, ties together the intricate bead and feather design.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Dancer Jack Battise]

Description: Photograph of Jack Pattise with a festival participant at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Jack wears a feather headdress from the Alabama-Coushatta tribe as he speaks into a microphone. He stands to the left of a man wearing patterned suspenders over a short-sleeved shirt.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Dancer Jack Battise]

Description: Photograph of Jack Pattise with a festival participant at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Jack wears a feather headdress from the Alabama-Coushatta tribe. He stands next to a festival participant speaking into a microphone.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections