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PH036_4075
Photo NumberPH036_4075
Title on ObjectYeeh-Ye;
Title on EnvelopeYee-Yee, Umatilla indian, with various costumes and implements, including war bonnet, pipe
TCI TitleYeeh-Ye
General NotesAn outside photograph of a Native American man identified as Yee-ye. He is standing in front of an unadorned blanket backdrop hanging from a wooden frame. He is wearing moccasins and standing upon a round flat coil mat that is lying on another blanket on the ground. To the left of the man there is a pipe on the blanket. He is wearing a porcupine roach with one eagle feather on his head. His hair is braided, with fur strips braided into or extending the natural length of his braids. He is wearing a neck choker and a multi-layered loop necklace. He is dressed in a buckskin shirt that has a beaded strip down both sides of his shoulders. The ends of his sleeves and shirt are fringed. He is holding an eagle tail fan, wrapped in leather, in his left hand. The eagle feather has long leather strips decorated in beads. He is wearing a woven plaid cloth strip around his waist, which hangs over buckskin leggings.
TCI NotesAn outside photograph of a tribal member identified as Yeeh-Ye by the photographer. He is standing in front of a blanket used for a backdrop and dressed up in regalia. He is dressed in a buckskin shirt that has a beaded strip down both sides of his shoulders. On the edge of the beaded strips are pieces of hair on both sides of the shirt. He is also wearing buckskin legging with some ermines on both sides. He is holding an eagle tail fan in his left hand. On his head is a porcupine roach with one eagle feather in the roach. He is standing on a wool blanket and on that is a round flat coil mat. On the edge of the blanket is a pipe leaning against the wooden frame that holds up a blanket backdrop. The writing on the photograph is "Yeeh-Ye" and "Major Moorhouse." In the bottom left corner is the number "4075."
TCI TermsMan
Shirt, Buckskin--Beaded
Necklace, Loop
Leggings, Buckskin
Hider, Blanket
Ermines
Moccasins, Beaded--Geometric
Pipe
Fan, Eagletail
Roach, Porcupine
Feather, Eagle
Choker
Mat, Coiled Ceder Root
TCI ClassesOutside Photograph; Person; Regalia; Buildings; Moorhouse Props
SubjectMen
Moccasins
Indians of North America
Studio props
Mat
Fur--Hair Wraps
Pipes (Smoking)
Feathers, Eagle
Roach, Porcupine
Roach
Choker
Necklaces
Shirt, Buckskin
Shirt, Buckskin--Beaded
Fringe
Beads
Leggings, Buckskin
Regalia
NamesYeeh-ye
PhotographerMoorhouse, Lee
Date in Photo1897 - 1920
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 Conditionsilver mirroring
TypeImage
Sub TypeOutside Photograph
Image (File) Size237.01 kb
Capture Method42-0-91
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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