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[Medicine Sweat Lodge]

Description: Photograph of a medicine sweat lodge in Indian Village at the Texas Folklife Festival. The sweat lodge is constructed like a teepee but covered with straw instead of canvas or leather. The top portion of the frame is visible; it is not covered with straw. There is a low and narrow doorway on the front. Five people are standing to the left of the sweat lodge. In the foreground, part of a street is visible. Behind the sweat lodge some trees and a chain-link fence is visible.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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

[A Pair of Tigua Indian Dancers]

Description: Photograph of two Tigua Indian dancers, male and female, at the Texas Folklife Festival. The man is on the left and wearing white pants, a black shirt, and knee-high, orange moccasins with fringe. Around his head and his waist is a red sash. He is holding some sort of shaker or maraca. The woman stands on the right of him and is wearing a cream-colored, tea-length dress with a red and blue stripe at the hem. She is also wearing a decorative shawl and tan boots. She is holding what appears to be brown feathers.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Tigua Indian Dance Performance]

Description: Photograph of the Tigua Indian dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers are forming two lines, facing each other, forming a pathway in the center. The photograph is taken from one end of the pathway with the dancers on each side. The male dancers are wearing white pants and orange moccasins with fringe. Most are wearing dark shirts but one is shirtless. The women wear tea-length, cream colored dresses that have a red and blue stripe at the hem. They each have a decorative shawl around their shoulders. At the other end of the pathway, a man is standing and playing a drum with a soft mallet. He is standing in front of a car and next to a few spectators.
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

[Tigua Bead Necklace Display]

Description: Photograph of a boy standing behind the Tigua bead necklace display in Indian Village at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a simple headress, made of a blue decorated band with beads and feathers hanging from it. He is also wearing two decorated bands around his upper arms over his patterned shirt. The display features several necklaces, all with red, black, and white beads. The boy is smiling and is resting his elbows on the counter.
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

[Tigua Bead Work Demonstrations]

Description: Photograph of the Tigua bead working demonstration booth in Indian Village at the Texas Folklife Festival. In the foreground, a woman with long black hair and glasses is sitting at a table with a brightly-colored tablecloth and trays of tiny beads assorted by color. Next to her on the right is a woman with black wavy hair. Both women are wearing colorful capes and holding a tool used for bead working. To the right of the women, festival visitors are trying their hand at bead working.
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

[Man Drawing a Buffalo]

Description: Photograph of a Native American artist drawing a buffalo in Indian village at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is sitting on the grass with his drawing laid out in front of him, working with a set of colored pastels. Directly behind him is a large stack of hay. To the right, someone is sitting on the ground watching 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