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Noble, David Grant  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Noble, David Grant  Search this
Photo-folder 5-16
Oversize 1
Oversize 2
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Archival materials
Scope and Contents:
This series contains 81 gelatin silver prints depicting the Lake Superior Chippewa band of Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa) harvesting wild rice on the Bad River Reservation in Odanah, Wisconsin. The photographs were shot by David Grant Noble in 1970-1971. The photographer wrote captions on the back of most of the photographs. The photos depict boat launching and towing on the Bad River Reservation; wild rice harvesting on the Bad River and in the Kakagon Sloughs on Lake Superior; and ceremonies and community festivals and games after the wild rice harvesting. Individuals depicted include Marie LaPointe.
Photographer David Grant Noble arranged the photographs in this series in rough sequential order.
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to
Some photographs in this collection are RESTRICTED due to Cultural Sensitivity.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); David Grant Noble photographs, Box and Photo Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
NMAI.AC.113, Series 2
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National Museum of the American Indian