Indian (Native American) Sign Language (1940)


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Film Id:F16-0447
Film Description:Partially edited
Shows Capt. Cook at Agate, Wyoming using sign language
See negatives: #48404 & #48405


Film made possibly by Charles Bache.
BBQ possibly in Agate Wyoming.
Capt. [James Henry] Cook at Agate, Wyoming using sign language, which he said that he learned from the Sioux. See related Museum negs 480404-5.
For more on James Henry Cook please visit the website of Agate Fossil Beds National Monument (US Park Service).
1940 Finley Site Expedition at Eden, Wyoming (University Museum expedition).
The arrow points from a buffalo kill site, known as Eden Points.

[Possibly Mrs. Charles Bache]
Linton Satterthwaite
Edgar B. Howard
Examining the points.
Looking through buffalo bone fragments in a large pile.
Video Category:Expedition & Excavation Footage
Topics:Sign language, Archaeological field work, Eden Points, Finley Expedition, Wyoming, United States
Tags: Archaeological field work | Eden Points | Finley Expedition | Sign language | United States | Wyoming
Rights:All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org.

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