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  • Description: Yakama
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    • Mounted Yakama Indian horseback

    • 1925-05
    • Yakama Hunter mounted on horseback. The hunt was for the ""Feast of New Food"" this Feast is an annual ceremony of invocation and thanksgiving to Me-yĆ”y'-wah, the Supreme being. Notes on the back of photograph: " this hunt is for the annual "Feast...
    • Yakama Women

    • unknown
    • Photograph of two Yakama women with a baby taken near a residence. The individuals were members of the Smartlowit family. From the back of the photograph: "Two Yakama women with a baby-Smartlowit family"
    • Irrigation system

    • 1917-05
    • A Yakama Indian named Louis Mann sitting on a log pumping water into his garden that was once fertile but now is barren. Louis Mann was a full-blooded Yakama Indian, he was well educated at a Catholic school and became the Corresponding Secretary...
    • Yakama Valley Teepees

    • 1908
    • Photograph of Yakama Valley Tipis and Yakama people on horseback are standing in front of their teepees. Buildings and houses are situated in the background. On verso of photograph: "Teepees seem to be built in middle of a town or city of some...
    • Yakama Warrior

    • 1911
    • Astoria Centennial celebrating the founding of the city of Astoria, Oregon. Yakama warrior in Astoria for celebration. Astoria Centennial 1911 celebrating the centennial. Yakama warrior standing strong.
    • Ni-Yah-Tut

    • unknown
    • Studio portrait of Ni-Yah-Tut, wife of William Charley who is sitting in front of a scenic background. From the back of the photograph ""Ni-Yah-Tut: Yakama Valley wife of William Charley."
    • Dining room at a Indian village

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    • A group of Yakama having breakfast. At the center of the group is Kate and Caesar Williams. Williams served his tribe as policeman. Part of his duties was taking care of the tribal elders by hunting for them and supplementing their food...
    • Unveiling the A.J. Bolon Monument

    • 1918-11-06
    • Spectators gather around as General Hazard A. Stevens speaking at the unveiling of the A.J. Bolon monument. This monument was dedicated on November 6, 1918 to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the death of A. J. Bolen, an Indian agent killed by...
    • Irrigation Flume

    • 1915
    • Photograph of Louis Mann standing by his flume that was used to irrigate his land in 1915. It is now dried-up because the government diverted the water. Louis Mann was a full-blooded Yakama Indian. He was educated at a Catholic school and became...
    • Kamiakin, Chief of Yakimas

    • 1923
    • Photograph of a bronze medallion depicting Chief Kamiakin with the inscription, " Kamiakin, Chief of the Yakimas" below. This photo is pasted on the front of brown matting. A letter produced by James Wehn describes the medallion. The Medallion...

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