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Photo NumberPH036_4886
Title on EnvelopeAlice patawa, Umatilla Indian, carrying infant in cradle
Descriptive UO Title
TCI TitleAlice Pate-wa Umatilla Tribe
General NotesA Native American woman, identified as Alice Pate-wa of the Umatilla Tribe, is standing on a large rock in front of a stand of trees. She has an infant in a cradleboard strapped to her back. The woman is wearing a floral design cloth dress with a scarf tied under her chin. Her hair is in a long braid and she is holding a white hankerchief or small cloth. The cradleboard is buckskin with a beaded, floral design top. The baby's head is tucked in the hood of the cradleboard, showing just a profile of the face. The ground around them is covered by several large and small rocks. The trees are full of leaves that almost screen out the horizon beyond.
TCI NotesOutside photograph of a woman carrying on her back a floral beaded bucksin cradle board with an infant strapped inside they are standing on rocks surrounded by brush. She is dressed in a floral print wingdress and has a scarf tied to her head and is h
TCI TermsWoman
Cradleboard, Beaded--Floral
Belt, Leather
TCI ClassesOutside Photograph; Family
SubjectIndians of North America
Indian women
Indian children
Umatilla Indians
Clothing and dress
Dress, Cloth
Dress, Trade Cloth
Braids (Hairdressing)
Cradleboard, Beaded--Floral
NamesPatawa, Alice
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 Conditionscratching
Sub TypeOutside Photograph
Image (File) Size337.382 kb
Capture Method32-0-148
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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