Native American Photographs

"Waiting for the kettle to boil"

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Title

"Waiting for the kettle to boil"

Description

Stereograph. Image of a Kai-Vav-It family sitting around a firepit with a kettle over it. All four family members wear furs over their shoulders. Bowls and baskets are strewn about.
"Indians of the Colorado Valley. No. 38. Kai-vav-its. A tribe of Pai Utes, living on the Kai-bab Plateau, near the Grand Canon of the Colorado, in northern Arizona. Waiting for the kettle to boil. Photographed by E.O. Beaman."
Copyright 1874 by J.W. Powell, Washington, D.C.
Published by "H. Ropes & Co. ... 323 Broadway, New York."
"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.

Creator

Hillers, John K., 1843-1925, photographer

Source

Graphic Arts Photos Native American
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Publisher

H. Ropes & Co.

Date

1874

Citation

Hillers, John K., 1843-1925, photographer, “"Waiting for the kettle to boil",” Native American Photographs, accessed October 4, 2023, https://www.americanantiquarian.org/nativeamericanphotographs/items/show/277.