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Native American Heritage Month: Questioning Photos

Oct 31 2011
Instructions
Photo, Linda's Lenape Luggage, Dec. 1, 2010, mtsofan, Flickr

Photographs capture particular moments in time, but don't tell us who designed those moments. Who chose the clothing, poses, and setting? The subject? The photographer? What were those choices meant to represent, and who was the intended audience?

The following photographs were taken of people around the turn of the 20th century. Drag and drop each photograph onto the name of the group the photo's subject is believed be a member of.