The United States Indian Band, representing 13 tribes, toured the United States in 1929. Here they are shown at the U.S. Capitol where they arrived to serenade Vice President Charles Curtis who was the first person with significant acknowledged Native American ancestry to reach the Vice Presidency.
United States Indian Band, 1929
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