Signing a Settlement for Flooding Celilo Falls - c. 1956


Signing a Settlement for Flooding Celilo Falls

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Secretary of Interior Douglas McKay signs an agreement covering proposed settlements for claims by the Yakama for losses at Celilo Falls due to flooding from The Dalles Dam. McKay was himself from Oregon, as indicated by the photo of Crater Lake behind him. Witnessing are Joe Meninick, secretary of Yakama general council; Eagle Seelatsee, chief of the tribal council; Alex Saluskin, secretary; and Otis Shiloh, delegate

-- This photo is restored and printed by Old Oregon.

Additional Information

Item Number AA0877
Photographer Unknown
Location Wasco County, Washington, D.C.
Subject Group Portraits, Native Americans, Waterfalls
Decade 1950s
Print Maker Old Oregon
Original Type Larger Print
Size of Original 7.5 x 9.5 inches
Photographer's Number No