As the project develops, the plan is to share many of the historic documents and images that we come across, similar to those the author assembled for the AirMail100 Centennial Flights project in 2020. Here's a small sampling of what's been assembled so far. Also check out the Learn Lakota section.
As the project unfolds, historic documents from digital newspaper clippings to PDF files from the US Library of Congress and other resources will be posted here.Alexis' Grand Hunt (LOC: NY Herald 14 Jan 1872) The Imperial Buffalo Hunter (LOC: NY Herald 16 Jan 1872) Bos Americanus (LOC: NY Herald 16 Jan 1872) Alexis' Grand Hunt (LOC: NY Herald 17 Jan 1872) The Grand Duke... Among the Bison (LOC: NY Herald 18 Jan 1872)
The 'magic' happens when machine learning meets Xtended Reality (combining Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality) to create life-like animations of selected historic personages as illustrated by these short video clips from recent AI research.
Camp 1872 project's first experiment in creating a 'deep fake' reincarnation of the legendary William F. (Buffalo Bill) Cody with 10 second clip of actor Ryan Reynolds.
Clip of Dwayne 'the Rock' Johnson helps animate this late 1800s photo of Lakota Chief Spotted Tail who figured prominently in the Royal Buffal Hunt.
First Order Model melds video of Ernie Lapointe, Sitting Bull's great grandson, with 3D sculpture by 'JK' - game programming eastern Europe
George Armstrong Custer before the Little Big Horn and Josh Hawley before the attempted insurrection on Capitol Hill on January 6, 2021
Russian actor Pavel Ustinov clip animates illustration of Grand Duke Alexis from 19th century magazine cover.