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Edward S. Curtis devoted 35 years of his life to photographing and documenting the vanishing race of the North American Indian. The result of his efforts was a 20 volume set of books (text and photogravures) and 20 portfolios of large photogravures. This collection available on VHS or DVD was taken directly from an original set of folio photogravures which captures the essence of Curtis' work.

Portfolio Titles

Vol. I

Apache, Jicarillas, Navaho

 

Vol. XI

Nootka, Haida

Vol. II

Pima, Papago, Mohave

 

Vol. XII

Hopi, Walpi

Vol. III

Sioux, Assiniboin

 

Vol. XIII

Hupa, Yurok, Klamath

Vol. IV

Apsaroke, Hidatsa

 

Vol. XIV

Pomo, Maidu, Miwok

Vol. V

Mandan, Arikara, Atsina

 

Vol. XV

Shoshoneans, Dieguenos, Washo

Vol. VI

Piegan, Cheyenne, Arapaho

 

Vol. XVI

Taos, Acoma, Santo Domingo

Vol. VII

Yakima, Kalispel, Flathead

 

Vol. XVII

Tewa, Zuni, Santa Clara

Vol. VIII

Nez Perce, Umatilla, Cayuse

 

Vol. XVIII

Chipewyan, Cree, Blackfoot

Vol. IX

Salishan Tribes-Puget Sound

 

Vol. XIX

Wichita, So. Cheyenne, Oto

Vol. X

Kawakiutl

 

Vol. XX

Nunivak, Alaskan

   

About W.R. Hilligoss

W.R. Hilligoss of Larkspur Fine Arts, Palm Springs, video cassette producers of the magnificent Edward Curtis 20 volume photogravure record, "The North American Indian." Hilligoss has devoted 10 years of labor to this project.

Western Art Video Cassette of the Year!

"The North American Indian" - 20 Volumes by Edward S. Curtis Produced by Larkspur Fine Arts, Palm Springs. The public has only very limited access to Curtis' massive photographic masterpieces, and remaining sets are very rare, selling in the $700,000 range. In 10 years of work, W. R. Hilligoss of Larkspur Fine Arts has reduced Curtis' great work to slide, VHS and micro-fiche, and is currently finishing a micro-film edition of each volume. This year the beautiful video-cassette version (2 hours & 4 minutes) became available to collectors at just $98, now $49 plus tax. The cassette itself is a masterpiece, and we congratulate Hilligoss for this magnificent, contribution to Western photographic scholarship in this 150th anniversary year of the art.

The West Coast Peddler

A few of the larger public institutions that are using this Edward S. Curtis VHS or DVD publication are:

  • Library of Congress
  • San Francisco Public Library
  • University of Ohio
  • Central Washington University
  • Santa Fe Public Library
  • Everett Community College
  • Western New Mexico University
  • Butte Community College
  • Tacoma Public Library
  • San Diego Public Library
  • Spokane Falls Community College
  • Brown University
  • Detroit Public Library
  • New York City Public Library
  • Edmunds Community College
  • Spokane Public Library
  • Indianapolis Public Library
  • University of Montana
  • South Western Community College
  • Phoenix Public library
  • State of NJ Board of Education
  • Palomar College
  • University of California
  • University of Nevada

   

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