Sepia postcard photo, full view in head dress, also signed with his
Postcard Photograph signed on verso: "Pedro Cejete/Manitou".
Sepia, 3½x5½. Facsimile signature on photo side. Chief Manitou, born Pedro
Cejete, was a Pueblo Indian who entertained visitors to the Manitou Cliff
Dwellings, Manitou Springs, Colorado, in the early 20th century. (His name
derived from that of the town.) No mere tourist attraction Manitou himself
used the railroad to explore the West, and met with President Taft to discuss
Native American concerns, as recounted in Robert Cronk's pictorial history
of the man, Outbound Journey (2013) Edges and corners creased and soiled.
Stained on verso from previous mounting. Otherwise, fine
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