Native Americans in early 20th century.

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Edwards S. Curtis dedicated 30 years of his life to captuting the fading ways of the Native Americans in early 20th century. His dedication to this cost him his health, his marriage, a comfortable life, and every dollar he ever had. Yet his photography lives on and his legacy cemented. He not only photographed over 80 tribes, but recorded language, religion, rituals, and even made thousands of audio recordings of song and speech using wax cylinders. Much of his preservation work marks the only exictence of many culturally significant elements. Without his sacrifice and effort, this would all be lost with the passage of time. Read and see more at

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