slightlyseductive:

1916 Frances Densmore recording Blackfoot chief Mountain Chief on a cylinder phonograph for the Bureau of American Ethnology.

We talked about Densmore and her work in Representation of American Indians in Pop Culture. It sparked an interesting conversation about preservation and salvage anthro work. What Densmore did might have been worthwhile but she had the completely wrong mindset to be working with Native peoples. 

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