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  • Description: Indian
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    • 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...
    • Chief Joseph, Studio Portrait

    • ca. 1870
    • Chief Joseph in a studio, wearing a plaid shirt and vest. He is sitting on a blanket while carrying a bowl hatchet. A sheathed knife is strapped to his waist. headdress and fringed shirt. Beadwork runs the length of his sleeves. He is holding a...
    • Looking Down into White Bird (1932)

    • 1932-11-17
    • Image of White Bird canyon as it approaches the Salmon River. After Gen. Howard "showed the rifle" and several settlers had been killed. The Nez Perce and their allies sought refuge at White Bird canyon, the ancient Nez Perce stronghold...
    • 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...
    • Old Indian Weapons

    • unknown
    • Photograph of Indian Weapons hanging on a wooden door. Several of the weapons are feathered and long. Also, they are sharp. The weapons primarily consist of bows, arrows, and knives.
    • John Pinkham

    • unknown
    • Photograph of John Pinkham, a Nez Perce warrior, who fought in the Nex Perce Wars of 1877. This young man, who was given the name ""Eloosykasit,"" along with five other men escaped the fighting at the Big Hole Battle. The group successfully...
    • 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...
    • Yakama woman and child

    • 1925-08-17
    • Photograph of Ni-Yah-Tut, wife of William Charley sitting on a blanket with her baby. From the back of the photograph, "Mrs. William Charley and baby photo. Aug 25-1917, by: L.V. McWhorter. Typical Indian mother and baby-She looks an Indian baby...
    • First Prize

    • 1910
    • Sitting Nez Perce woman and child; Mrs. Minnie Joe and baby, Chief Joseph's band Nez Perce. This baby won the first prize, a silver cup, over twenty nine other Indian babies, in a contest under the auspices of the woman's club of Yakima, 2 October,...
    • 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...
    • The American Indian, 1927-01-14

    • 1927-01-14
    • The American Indian (also published as The North American Indian, The North American Indian Weekly, and The Real American) was a newspaper published in northwestern Washington state by Philip Hugh Howell from 1922 into 1927. It dealt primarily...
    • The American Indian, 1925-08-21

    • 1925-08-21
    • The American Indian (also published as The North American Indian, The North American Indian Weekly, and The Real American) was a newspaper published in northwestern Washington state by Philip Hugh Howell from 1922 into 1927. It dealt primarily...
    • The North American Indian, 1925-12-19

    • 1925-12-19
    • The North American Indian (also published as The American Indian, The North American Indian Weekly, and The Real American) was a newspaper published in northwestern Washington state by Philip Hugh Howell from 1922 into 1927. It dealt primarily...

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