Pimo Indians, Arizona, Elias Bonine, 1875 | Early Pictures - 2 brothers and their wives? ... or a family of 4 siblings? I wonder how the loin cloth of the man on the left is patterned - fine hand-weaving? And what is that object that he is standing in front of?
Elderly Pima woman ca 1900-1920. - The Pima (or Akimel O'odham also spelled Akimel O'otham) live in an area consisting of what is now central and southern Arizona. The Modern Reservation as of 1859 is called the Gila River Indian Community. The long name, "Akimel O'odham" means "river people".