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[Photograph of Grave Marker]

Description: Photograph of a grave marker in a graveyard among other grave markers. There is no text on the marker. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "Alabama-Coushatta Reservation, Polk Co., Texas."
Date: June 9, 1949
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[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

[Alabama-Coushatta Basket Display]

Description: Photograph of the Alabama-Coushatta baskets being displayed in Indian Village at the Texas Folklife Festival. On a table in the foreground are a variety of tan baskets. Some are small and some large, but all are woven. On the other side of the table, women and children are surveying the baskets. In the center, a woman with large red sunglasses is looking at the display.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Basket-Making Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Alice Battise demonstrating Alabama-Coushatta basket-making in Indian Village at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is sitting in a chair, wearing Native American necklaces, and a purple dress with white and green trim. She has started weaving a small basket which is resting in her lap.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woman Making a Necklace with Beads]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta woman using beads to make a rosette for a necklace in Indian Village at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is sitting in a chair, wearing a blue shirt with patterned trim, and a Native American necklace. She is holding a small plate of beads with her left hand. In her other hand she is holding the string that is attached to the rosette she is making.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woman Making Fry Bread]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta woman preparing Native American fry bread at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a green dress and a white apron with red flowers. She is lifting a finished fry bread out of the fryer with a carving fork. Two other Alabama-Coushatta women are visible behind her.
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

[Indian Drummer]

Description: Photograph of a drummer from the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. The drummer is in the right foreground squatting down on his heels and playing a large drum laid on its side in the left foreground. The drum is made from animal skin stretched over the drum shell on both sides to make two drum heads. The man is wearing a Native American feathered headdress of white, brown and red feathers. He is also wearing a red shirt and black vest with red and white trim. Spectators are visible in the background.
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

[Apache and Alabama-Coushatta Members]

Description: Slide of Tosh (left), an Apache silversmith, with Jack Battise, Alabama-Coushatta drummer and chanter at the Texas Folklife Festival. They are both fully dressed in elaborate outfits. There are also two other people also dressed up.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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

[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

[Buddy Temple Gives Speech at Wilson's Governor Day]

Description: Photograph of State representative Buddy Temple, friend of Charlie Wilson, speaking at Wilson's Governor for a Day ceremony at the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation in Polk County, Texas on December 2, 1972. Behind him are Charlie Wilson and his first wife Jerry, and Lufkin attorney Martin Dies. Judge John Hannah was also in attendance.
Date: December 2, 1972
Partner: The History Center