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American Masters: Edward Curtis

offers an essay, timeline, and other information about this photographer who took more than 40,000 images and recorded rare ethnographic information from over 80 American Indian tribal groups, ranging from the Eskimo or Inuit people of the far north to the Hopi people of the Southwest. This is the companion website for a PBS film about Curtis, "Coming to Light." (WNET, National Endowment for the Humanities)

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