Composite photograph showing members of the Grand Council Northwest Indians Meeting to Record Sign Language, Browning, Montana, September 6, 1930


This event was the largest intertribal meeting of Indian chiefs, elders, medicine men, and other representatives ever filmed. There were eighteen official participants, including representatives from a dozen different tribes and language groups from the Plains, Plateau, and Basin cultural areasIndians' names and tribes are printed on photo. Copy print. PH Coll 1252.60a