ET Seton Institute

Woodcraft Indian Trip and “Camping among the Indians” 1927

In 1927, Clyde Fisher of the American Museum  of Natural History in New York City and Ernest Thompson Seton undertook a trip to make studies of Indian dancing and sign talking.

The following are excerpts from the Fifty-Ninth Annual Report of the American Museum of Natural History for the Year 1927 describing the trip and the results.

Courtesy of the American Museum of Natural History,

the following is the motion picture which resulted from that trip: