Historic Interiors of Tipis

This page features the insides of many tipis.  There are shown different tribal styles and time periods usually dating the before the 1910s.
Interiors willow beds, , backrests, boxes, parfleche, weapons, buffalo robes, women's tools, sacred items, cooking materials, toys, dolls, fire places, clothing, setting up the interior and what ever

is inside a tipi.
 

Tipis interiors pictured after the 1910 or so are on a separate page.

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Crow

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Crow

crowtipi2a.jpg (81731 bytes)Crow by Miller1905

crowtipi1a.jpg (74838 bytes)Crow by Throssel 1907

close-up

 

                                Blackfoot gamblers

 

pigieon1911.jpg (88822 bytes)Piegan 1911

 

nesopen.jpg (168817 bytes)Nezperce

b.shoshone.jpg (123008 bytes)Shoshone  lodge-1905       Denver pub--BS-129

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Yakima-Curtis

 

 

 

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Blackfoot tipi of Crazy
Dogs, the man with the gun in center is chief White
Grass, photo by W. McClintock

 

Notice horse hair rope

 

 

 

 

 

arapaho4.jpg (270798 bytes)Arapaho

 

arapaho3.jpg (304162 bytes)Arapaho

 

arapaho2.jpg (333788 bytes)Arapaho

 

arapaho1.jpg (292872 bytes)Arapaho

 

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Drawing from the Peabody Mus.

 

Sioux-Standing Bear

 

 

Blackfoot

       

b.siouxline.jpg (99659 bytes)Sioux give-a-way

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1891-Tipi of Mrs. American Horse

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Cheyenne Lining

Buffalo hide cover