Native American Photographs

"The game of Ni-aung-pi-kai"

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Title

"The game of Ni-aung-pi-kai"

Description

Photographed by Jack Hillers for the US Topographical and Geological Survey of the Colorado Valley, 1874. Image of six Kai-Vav-It men seen sitting on the ground engaging in a game. A group of men and boys look on.
"Indians of the Colorado Valley. No. 8 Kai-vav-its. A tribe of Pai Utes, living on the Kai-bab Plateau, near the Grand Canon of the Colorado, in northern Arizona. Ku-ra-tu. Photographed by Hillers."
Copyright 1874 by J.W. Powell, Washington, D.C.
Published by "H. Ropes & Co. ... 323 Broadway, New York."
Published by J.F. Jarvis, 479 Pa. Avenue, Washington, D.C.
"U.S. Topographical and Geological Survey of the Colorado River of the West. By J.W. Powell and A.H. Thompson."
Gift of R.C. Waterson, 1875.
The American Antiquarian Society has two copies. One copy the gift of R.C. Waterson, and sold by H. Ropes & Co. The second copy published by J.F. Jarvis, Washington, D.C.

Creator

Hillers, John K., 1843-1925, photographer

Source

Graphic Arts Photos Native American
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Publisher

H. Ropes & Co.
Jarvis, J. F. (John Fillis), 1849-1931

Date

1874

Citation

Hillers, John K., 1843-1925, photographer, “"The game of Ni-aung-pi-kai",” Native American Photographs, accessed December 6, 2022, https://www.americanantiquarian.org/nativeamericanphotographs/items/show/274.