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Photo NumberPH036_4888
Title on Envelopechief umapine, Cayuse
Descriptive UO Title
TCI TitleChief Umapine Cayuse Tribe
General NotesA Native American man, identified as Chief Umapine of the Cayuse Tribe, is seated in front of a white cloth backdrop. He is dressed in a dark colored cloth shirt, with the collar and cuffs buttoned. The shirt is Euro-American style, and adorned with several Native American articles. He is wearing a beaded bandoleer, several beaded loop necklaces, and a fur armband with a gem cameo. He has another fur item draped over one arm. His hair is long, some pulled back behind his head and some pulled forward and secured with hair ties on each side of his head. One hair tie is visible and has a portrait cameo; the other hair tie or wrap is not visible, but has strips of fur hanging down over his shoulder. He has one feather stuck in the back of his hair.
TCI NotesInterior photograph of a man dressed in euro-american transitional clothing with a loop necklace and hair bone bandoleer across his left shoulder on his right arm is a fur bandoleer he has a a cameo hair ornament and furs to both sides of his hair and i
TCI TermsMan
Fur--Hair Wraps
Hair Ornaments
Necklace, Loop
Bandoleer, Hairbone
Bandoleer, Fur
Arm Bands, Fur
TCI ClassesInterior Photograph; Man; Regalia
SubjectIndians of North America
Tribal chiefs
Cayuse Indians
Studio props
Clothing and dress
Shirt, Cloth
Euro-American clothing
Arm Bands
Arm Bands, Fur
Bandoleer, Hairbone
Necklace, Loop
Fur--Hair Wraps
Hair Ties
Hair ornaments
Feathers, Plumes
NamesChief Umapine
PhotographerMoorhouse, Lee
Date in Photo1900
RightsThis image is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the University of Oregon Libraries as a source is requested.
RepositoryUniversity of Oregon Libraries - Special Collections and University Archives

Collection TitleMoorhouse Collection
Source FormatGlass-plate negative
Source Dimensions
Source Conditionsurface contamination
Sub TypeStudio Portrait
Image (File) Size238.866 kb
Capture Method30-0-233
Resolution125 dpi
Processing HistoryB
Additional Formats Held by UO
PublisherJoint Project of the University of Oregon Libraries and the Tamástslikt Cultural Institute of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla
Digital CollectionUniversity of Oregon. Libraries. Picturing the Cayuse, Walla Walla, and Umatilla Tribes.
Contributing InstitutionUniversity of Oregon Libraries
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