Alasko Tiznado in Medicine Man Costume.
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Alasko Tiznado is pictured in a Medicine Man Costume next to a tipi. According to Gertrude Van Roekel, Alasko was one of the last medicine men in practice. He trained in isolation for weeks. Soon after this time the practice was neglected and many false imitators tried to carry on the practice.
date of photograph
USA, New Mexico, Jicarilla Apache Reservation, Dulce
3.5x5 black and white photographic print scanned with Epson Expression 10000XL at 1000dpi, 16-bit grayscale.
use with permission Denver Museum of Nature and Science