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Photo NumberPH036_4871
Title on ObjectA Teepee in the wilderness Umatilla Reservation
Title on EnvelopeTeepee of Spokane Jim, Umatilla Reservation
Descriptive UO Title
TCI TitleA Teepee in The Wilderness Umatilla Reservation
General NotesA Native American woman is sitting on the bank of a river, located on the Umatilla Reservation. She has a blanket wrapped snugly around her. In the clearing behind the woman there is a canvas tipi, two piles of sticks, and a deer hide slung over a stick that is suspended across two trees. In the background there are tall, deciduous trees and dense shrubbery. In the foreground is the river with some trees emerging from it. The surface of the river is smooth and glassy and perfectly reflects the woman, the tent and trees from the backgound.
TCI NotesOutside photograph of a woman sitting on the ground in front of the river in the background is a teepee surrounded by trees next to the lodge is a pile of wood and a deer hide hanging from a pole. The inscription on the photograph reads ""A Teepee in th
TCI TermsWoman
Hide, Deer
TCI ClassesOutside Photograph; Woman; Campsites
SubjectIndians of North America
Indian women
Umatilla Indians
Umatilla Indian Reservation (Or.)
Indian reservations
Indian encampments
Staffs (Sticks)
Hides and skins
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 Conditiondiscoloration
surface contamination
Sub TypeOutside Photograph
Image (File) Size419.101 kb
Capture Method15-0-167
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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