16 Century-Old Photos Of America’s Indigenous Peoples In Stunning Color

Published July 12, 2010
Updated September 29, 2017
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16 Century-Old Photos Of America’s Indigenous Peoples In Stunning Color
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Wendelin, a German artist, has both reimagined and reinvented black-and-white photographs of Native Americans into color with the aid of modern technology. The historical photos above show various Native American tribes, including the Atsina, Arikara, Blackfoot, and Cheyenne like you've never seen them before.

Photos via Dumage: Colorized Old Photos of Native Americans


Next, check out 33 striking photos of early 20th century Native Americans courtesy of historic photographer Edward Curtis. Then, have a look at some stunning Native American masks in use about a century ago.

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