Kicks Iron. The headdress is of golden eagle feathers tipped with hair strands and a porcupine quill-worked headband. A deerskin jacket decorated with fine quillwork. The breastplate is of cow bone hair pipes commercially manufactured for trade to Native Americans, trimmed with brass tacks in elk hide spacers (ca. 1900).
Frank Bennett Fiske, a North Dakota native, began to photograph members of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe in his studio at Fort Yates, North Dakota over a hundred years ago. Fiske photographed a various women and men Native Americans who were his friends and neighbors, and had lived on this reservation for more than 20 years. The Standing Rocks Portraits depict a selection of these stunning portraits that were taken with a large studio camera on glass plate negatives and have rarely been viewed in public until now.
The Standing Rock Portraits Sioux is photographed by Frank Bennett Fiske from Lannoo Publishers.
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