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Photographs of Zuni officials and the pueblo's Lincoln cane, 1975

Subject:
Laselute, Edison Zuni
Zunie, Darson Zuni
Physical description:
6 color prints
Culture:
Zuni Indians
Indians of North America Southwest, New
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Date:
1975
Local number:
NAA Photo Lot 76-55
Notes:
Inscribed with the year 1863 and the words "A. Lincoln, Pres. USA," the Lincoln canes were a gift from President Lincoln's administration to the pueblo governors to mark their land grant rights. The Pueblo Indians use the canes as a symbol of authority for the office of governor
Summary:
Photographs depicting Governor Edison Laselute and Lieutenant Governor Darson Zunie with a "Lincoln cane," a symbol of the pueblo governor's authority
Cite as:
Photo lot 76-55, Photographs of Zuni officials and the pueblo's Lincoln cane, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
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