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Photo NumberPH036_4216
Title on Object
Title on EnvelopeJosephine you-mo-its, cayuse indian, with family, two daughters + son
TCI TitleCayuse Tribe
General NotesAn outside photograph of three Native American women and a Native American boy. The women are all wearing Native regalia; the young boy is dressed in Euro-American clothing. All four are standing on Pendleton blankets or shawls; there are other blankets and shawls hanging behind them. A bag with geometric design and leather-tooled belt can be seen on the left of the photograph. In the foreground are several bags and miscellaneous blankets. In the far background are numerous trees. All three women are wearing wool dresses, have their hair in braids, hands crossed, and are wearing necklaces and circular earrings. The two women closest to the boy are wearing chokers. Each has a contrasting shirt--with shirtsleeves that extend beyond the dress sleeves--under her dress. The two women farthest from the boy have dentallia shell designs on their dress bodices; the third woman has elk teeth stitched to her dress bodice. The boy is attired in Euro-American shirt, knickers, stockings and boots.
TCI NotesAn outside photograph of three women dressed up in their regalia and one boy; all are standing on a Pendleton Shawl. There are a number of bags, baskets, trappings in front of them and behind them. Two of the women are wearing a Wool dress with Dentallia Shells. The last one is wearing a Wool dress with Elk Teeth. The young boy is wearing pants and Shirt. In the front of them, starting from the left side of the photograph, are two baskets, scarf, Storage Bag, Saddle Bag, Basket. In the background all tied or hanging on a pole are a Storage Bag, Necklace, Leather Belt with Brass Tacks, Beaded Horse Trapping, Leather beaded Belt with Brass Tacks, Rawhide Cylinders, Beaded Horse Trapping, and a Striped Blanket. In the background are Trees. Writing on the photograph is "Cayuse Tribe Maj. Moorhouse" and in the bottom left corner are the numbers "4216."
TCI TermsWomen
Dress, Wool--Dentallia Shell
Dress, Wool--Elk Teeth
Moccasins, Plain
Belt, Leather--Beaded
Belt, Leather--Brass Tacks
Bag, Storage
Bag, Saddle
Blanket, Pendleton
Horse Trappings
Shirt, Cloth
TCI ClassesOutside Photograph; People; Regalia
Indian women
Indian children
Euro-American clothing
Blanket, Pendleton
Studio props
Belt, Leather
Clothing and dress
Dress, Cloth
Braids (Hairdressing)
Shell beads
Elk Teeth
NamesJosephine You-mo-its
PhotographerMoorhouse, Lee
Date in Photo
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 Conditionfingerprints
Sub TypeOutside Photograph
Image (File) Size388.55 kb
Capture Method10-0-136
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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