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Curtis, Edward S. 1868-1952

Overview
Works: 3,147 works in 4,208 publications in 4 languages and 43,189 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Portraits  Biography  Juvenile works  Folklore  Exhibition catalogs  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Lullabies  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Photographer, Illustrator, Director, Author of screenplay, Creator, Artist, Honoree, Producer, Scenarist, Dedicatee, Other
Classifications: E77.5, B
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Most widely held works about Edward S Curtis
 
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Portraits from North American Indian life by Edward S Curtis( Book )

42 editions published between 1972 and 2006 in English and held by 1,815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

88 sepia reproductions of Curtis' photographs
In a sacred manner we live : photographs of the North American Indian by Edward S Curtis( Book )

16 editions published between 1972 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The girl who married a ghost and other tales from the North American Indian by Edward S Curtis( Book )

7 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ghost stories, trickster tales, and other pieces of authentic Native American folklore are combined with Edward Curtis's haunting photographs
The vanishing race and other illusions : photographs of Indians by Edward S. Curtis by Christopher M Lyman( Book )

12 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Native nations : first Americans as seen by Edward S. Curtis by Edward S Curtis( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of turn-of-the century photographs by Edward Curtis depicts the appearance and culture of the Native American nations
The North American Indian : being a series of volumes picturing and describing the Indians of the United States and Alaska by Edward S Curtis( Book )

57 editions published between 1907 and 2014 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Siskiyou county has volume 13 only. Appendix includes tribal summaries for the Hupa, Yurok, Karok, Wiyot, Tolowa and Tututni, Shasta, Achomawi, and the Klamath, pp. 217-279
Earth always endures : native American poems by Neil Philip( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of sixty poems from many tribal groups giving one an insight into the world of Native Americans
Indian days of the long ago by Edward S Curtis( Book )

30 editions published between 1914 and 2012 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text, drawings, and photographs describe the life of the Salish Indians and other North American tribes before the arrival of white settlers
Edward S. Curtis : the life and times of a shadow catcher by Barbara A Davis( Book )

6 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the great American photographer of the West and the American Indian includes a section of over two hundred of Curtis's greatest pictures
Great Plains by Edward S Curtis( Book )

9 editions published in 1996 in English and German and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The vanishing race : selections from Edward S. Curtis' The North American Indian by Edward S Curtis( Book )

7 editions published between 1976 and 1987 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The many faces of Edward Sherriff Curtis : portraits and stories from Native North America by Edward S Curtis( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Edward Sheriff Curtis spent more than forty years photographing and documenting the Native peoples of North America, taking more than 40,000 photographs and amassing a staggering archive of documentary material about North American tribes and social groups. While many books have explored the artistic value of the images he created, The Many Faces of Edward Sherriff Curtis: Portraits and Stories from Native North America is the first to document his contributions to the field of anthropology." "Edward S. Curtis began documenting the Native peoples of North America in 1889, at a time when the U.S. government had, for the most part, pushed Native Americans onto reservations and was determined to destroy their cultures and social organizations by forcibly removing their children to government boarding schools, by depriving them of the right to speak their languages and practice their religions, and by carving up tribal lands into ever smaller portions and giving away sizable pieces to non-Natives. Curtis believed that his generation might be the last to see and hear these native people in the flesh." "Scholars Steadman Upham and Nat Zappia examine eighty of Curtis's portraits of Native Americans within three contexts: the Native American in U.S. history, the history of Native people worldwide during the same period, and the individual subjects, whose portraits are arranged from youngest to oldest. By situating Curtis's work within the larger arena of U.S. and world history, the gravity, determination, humor, and dignity of his portraits become vitally clear. The people he photographed were, in many cases, suffering degradation and hardship, but their faces speak of purpose and hope. More than seventy years after Curtis created his last photograph, these portraits speak not of the "vanishing Indian" he believed he was documenting for posterity, but of the resilience of entire nations, which continue to this day to persist and even to thrive in difficult circumstances."--BOOK JACKET
Weave little stars into my sleep : Native American lullabies( Book )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen lullabies selected and adapted from twelve arctic and northwest and southwest Native American tribes combine Native American themes with universal concerns of parenthood. For grades 2-4
Prayer to the great mystery : the uncollected writings and photography of Edward S. Curtis by Edward S Curtis( Book )

7 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the land of the head-hunters by Edward S Curtis( Book )

18 editions published between 1915 and 2000 in English and German and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cruise of the Corwin : journal of the Arctic expedition of 1881 in search of De Long and the Jeanette by John Muir( Book )

1 edition published in 1917 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes descriptions of Unalaska and the Aleuts, the Bering Sea Islands, the Chukchis, history of whaling wrecks in the Point Barrow region, etc
People of salmon and cedar by Ron Hirschi( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the culture of the Northwest Coast Indians focuses on the relationship between its people and their landscape, and describes their introduction to the first white settlers, cultural traditions, and respect for nature
Sites & structures : the architectural photographs of Edward S. Curtis by Edward S Curtis( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Among Edward Sheriff Curtis's huge body of photographs are numerous images of American Indian dwellings and other structures. Taken together they reveal an early modernist instinct that goes largely unnoticed in his more familiar portraits. A collection unlike any other, Sites & Structures: the Architectural Photographs of Edward S. Curtis is an invaluable typology of the vast Curtis work, and helps secure his place in the pantheon of great American photographers."--Jacket
Natives of the far North : Alaska's vanishing culture in the eye of Edward Sheriff Curtis by Shannon Lowry( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection not only of Curtis' romantic photographs of Aleutian Indians, but also of the folktales and stories Curtis gathered during the 30 years he chronicled Native Americans and their cultures. By today's standards of anthropology, Curtis' images are flawed in that they are more artistic than realistic, yet they are no less intriguing, especially in light of the fact that Curtis died penniless in pursuit of his vision. Lowry puts the numerous b&w portraits and village scenes into historical context, discussing modern research on the Aleutian peoples. Lacks an index
The flute of the gods by Marah Ellis Ryan( Book )

6 editions published between 1909 and 2009 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Not only an interesting novel, but a great ethnological work with insight into Indian life, lore and character. The story grows ore powerful as it progresses and its pictures of Tahante and his devoted love are pathetic in the extreme, and as true to Indian nature as art can make them
 
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Native nations : first Americans as seen by Edward S. Curtis
Alternative Names
Curtis, E. S.

Curtis, E. S. 1868-1952

Curtis, E. S. (Edward Sheriff), 1868-1952

Curtis, Edward.

Curtis, Edward 1868-1952

Curtis Edward S.

Curtis, Edward Sherif 1868-1952

Curtis Edward Sheriff

Curtis Edward Sheriff 1868-1952

Curtis, Edward Sherriff 1868-1952

Edward Curtis US-amerikanischer Fotograf

Edward S. Curtis

Edward Sheriff Curtis

Edward Sheriff Curtis Amerikaans fotograaf (1868-1952)

Edward Sheriff Curtis esploratore, etnologo e fotografo statunitense

Edward Sheriff Curtis fotògraf estatunidenc

Edward Sheriff Curtis fotógrafo estadounidense

Edward Sheriff Curtis photographe américain

Shadow Catcher 1868-1952

Sheriff Curtis, Edward 1868-1952

Едвард Шериф Кьортіс

Кёртис, Эдвард

אדוארד קרטיס

إدوارد كرتيس

ادوارد کرتیس

커티스, 에드워드 1868-1952

커티스, 에드워드 쉐리프 1868-1952

エドワード・カーティス

カーティス, エドワード

カーティス, エドワード・S.

爱德华·柯蒂斯

Languages
English (386)

German (14)

Italian (5)

French (5)

Covers
Earth always endures : native American poemsGreat PlainsThe many faces of Edward Sherriff Curtis : portraits and stories from Native North AmericaWeave little stars into my sleep : Native American lullabiesPrayer to the great mystery : the uncollected writings and photography of Edward S. CurtisIn the land of the head-huntersPeople of salmon and cedarSites & structures : the architectural photographs of Edward S. Curtis