Each day we bring you one stunning little glimpse of history in the form of a historical photograph. Enjoy!
Monday, June 2, 2008
This photograph was taken in 1914 by Edward Curtis. He called the picture, "Dancing to restore an eclipsed moon". The picture shows Kwakiutl people dancing in a circle around a smoking fire, in an effort to cause a sky creature, which they believe swallowed the moon, to restore it.