This series includes 14 photographic prints taken in the Akimel O'odham (Pima) community in Arizona. Hrdlicka visited the Akimel O'odham (Pima) in 1902 as part of the Hyde Exploring Expedition. The Akimel O'odham (Pima) are a Native American tribe located in central and southern Arizona with the majority of the population living on the Gila River reservation and Salt River Pima-Maricopa reservation. The Akimel O'odham (Pima) are closely related to the Tohono O'odham. The photographs in this series includes village views of houses, women mixing cornmeal and several restricted images of a shrine.
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There are several restricted photographs in Series 2: Yoeme (Yaqui). This have been restricted due to cultural sensitivity.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Aleš Hrdlička photographs from Mexico and Arizona, Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Series 1: Akimel O'odham (Pima) contains photographs taken by Teiwes during her many trip to visit the Akimel O'odham people from 1965-1983 and 2001. The Akimel O'odham people, formerly known as the Pima, are located in southern and central Arizona with the majority of the population being located in the Gila River Indian Community and the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Community. Teiwes spent the majority of her time in the Gila River Indian Community visiting with two women and their families, Julia Francisco and Patricia Stone. This series is divided into three subseries. Julia Francisco and Family (Subseries 1.1), Stone Family (Subseries 1.2) and Other Activities (Subseries 1.3). Photographs in this series include many portraits of individuals and groups as well as landscape views and events photographs. Photograph types include negatives, slides, transparencies and prints.
Arranged in subseries by subject then chronologically within the subseries.
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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Helga Teiwes Photograph Collection, Box and Item Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.