Native American Photographs



Annie Steadman This collection of photographs does not represent all of the photographs of Indigenous peoples at AAS. For an overview of the resources related to Indigenous peoples of North America, click here.

A recent AAS exhibition explores the effort made to translate materials from Native languages to English from the time of European arrival through the nineteenth century. Explore From English to Algonquian here.

A collection of photographs taken by William H. Jackson, which include his landscape views of the American West including Yellowstone Park, as well as images of Indigenous peoples. These images can be viewed here.

Early maps of the United States contain many visual representations of native peoples, both in the marginal vignettes and in cartouches. To see these maps, click here.






This is an illustrated inventory of the American Antiquarian Society. Created by Christine Graham-Ward, Visual Materials Cataloger, 2018.