Creator: Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952
Abstract: Edward S. Curtis was a photographer known for his portraits of Native Americans. Born in 1868 in Wisconsin, he took up photography as a teenager. Between 1906 and 1930, he produced The North American Indian, a set of 1500 photographs of Native Americans from over 80 tribes, accompanied by ethnographic research. This collection contains photogravure prints by Curtis, donated to BU by Becky Benedict.
Creator: Norton, Charles J.
Abstract: Charles Norton was a local Denver collector, particularly of Native American materials. This collection includes microfilm reels, reel to reel tapes and phonograph records.
Creator: Garth, Thomas Russell
Creator: Eagle, Viki
Abstract: Viki Rey Eagle is a native Indian, Photographer, and Chief Operating Officer of Real Life Indian. She is also an Alumna of the University of Denver where she is currently employed as the Director of Native American Community Relations and Programs. Viki's work with Real Life Indian involves the photography and stories the “modern Indigenous person” in an effort to showcase the identities and complexities of living in two worlds; where our inherited culture meets the mainstream society. The goal is to continue to show the conflicts and harmonies of being a human being but in particular the meaning of a “Real Life Indian.” (https://reallifeindian.wordpress.com/) The collection consists of photographs, exhibit signs, and other materials related to Viki's Real Life Indian work.