Native Americans - Fine Art Prints of Historical Photos from the Pacific Northwest

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  1. Indian Petroglyphs Near The Dalles #2 - Markham

    Indian Petroglyphs Near The Dalles #2 - c. 1925

    This ornate petroglyph was captured by Markham as part of a series of photos he took in the 1920s, three decades before many of these images were submerged by the filling of the Dalles Dam. Learn More
  2. Indian Petroglyphs Near The Dalles - Markham

    Indian Petroglyphs Near The Dalles #3 - c. 1925

    Based in The Dalles, photographer Markham captured many images of local petroglyphs. This image shows a sun, two crescent moons, and a man. Learn More
  3. Indian Petroglyphs Near The Dalles #4 - Markham

    Indian Petroglyphs Near The Dalles #4 - c. 1925

    This image of petroglyphs was captured by Benjamin Markham in Petroglyph Canyon on the north side of the Columbia River. Learn More
  4. Indian Petroglyphs Near The Dalles #5 - Markham

    Indian Petroglyphs Near The Dalles #5 - c. 1925

    Some petroglyph images are hard to identify; the main figure here is pretty clearly a deer, with what appears to be the sun behind it. Learn More
  5. Indian Petroglyphs Near Wishram, Washington - Markham

    Indian Petroglyphs Near Wishram, Washington - c. 1925

    We attribute this photo of an intricate petroglyph to Benjamin Markham. Though unsigned, it is similar in presentation to his other real photo postcards. Learn More
  6. Indian Village at The Dalles, Washington Side - Vail

    Indian Village at The Dalles, Washington Side - 1905

    This rare, and detailed, early view of a village on the Washington side of The Dalles is printed from an original glass negative created by amateur photographer Willis Vail. Learn More
  7. Innocence, a Umatilla Girl - Curtis

    Innocence, a Umatilla Girl - 1910

    The clothes worn by this young girl appear to be her own, as evidenced by their stains and her toe peeking through one moccasin. Learn More
  8. Jennie Michel, "The Last of her Tribe"

    Jennie Michel, "The Last of her Tribe" - 1905

    Jennie Michel, a well-known (and often photographed) Clatsop basket weaver, was sometimes referred to as "The Last of her Tribe", though others of the Clatsop lineage outlived her. Learn More
  9. Jennie Michel, Clatsop Basket Maker - Indahl

    Jennie Michel, Clatsop Basket Maker - c. 1900

    Jennie Michel, also known as Lady Michel or Princess Tsin-is-tum, was born in about 1815. Her father and uncle knew Lewis and Clark. Learn More
  10. Kalispel Couple in Traditional Dress - Royal Engineers

    Kalispel Couple, Wearing Traditional Dress - c. 1861

    This early portrait by the Royal Engineers, and others in its series, are notable as they are some of the first photographs made of Northwest Native Americans. Learn More
  11. Klamath Woman - Curtis

    Klamath Woman - 1923

    This photo of a Klamath woman may have been taken earlier, but was published in 1923 in Volume 13 of Curtis' "The North American Indian". Learn More
  12. Klamath Woman Grinding Wokas - Curtis

    Klamath Woman Grinding Wokas - c. 1923

    Wokas, the seed of a type of water lily, are an important traditional food for the Klamath people of southern Oregon. Learn More
  13. Landing a Salmon at The Dalles - Herrin

    Landing a Salmon at The Dalles - 1890s

    A rare early "live action" shot of dip-net fishing at The Dalles. Learn More
  14. Light House Joe, a Makah, on Neah Bay - Curtis

    Light House Joe, a Makah, on Neah Bay - 1910

    This view by Asahel Curtis shows Light House Joe posing next to his canoe with his hand-made wooden harpoon and sealskin buoys. Learn More
  15. Little Chief - Markham

    Little Chief - c. 1928

    Benjamin Markham was partial to scenic views and portraits of Native Americans taken at his studio in The Dalles. He created a series of papoose photos, of which "Little Chief" is likely the best known. Learn More
  16. Makah Indian Basket Weavers - Curtis

    Makah Indian Basket Weavers - 1910

    Asahel Curtis, brother of the more well-known Edward S. Curtis, also produced photos of Native Americans - often focusing on the Makah tribe in northwest Washington. Learn More
  17. Makah Woman Carrying Firewood - Curtis

    Makah Woman Carrying Firewood - 1910

    In this photo by Asahel Curtis, brother of Edward S. Curtis, an elderly Makah woman brings firewood back to her home, somewhere on the northwest corner of the Olympic Peninsula. Learn More
  18. Mother and Daughter at Pendleton - Bowman

    Mother and Daughter at Pendleton - c. 1895

    This touching studio portrait was created by Walter Bowman, who for many years operated a photo studio in Pendleton. He often took portraits of people from the nearby Umatilla Reservation. Learn More
  19. Mother and Son, Likely Nez Perce or Wasco

    Mother and Son, Likely Nez Perce or Wasco - circa 1885

    This studio portrait by an unidentified photographer shows a mother and son in fine ceremonial garb, probably taken somewhere in north-central Oregon. Learn More
  20. My Day at Home. Wa-Ku-Kum - Gifford

    My Day at Home. Wa-Ku-Kum - 1899

    A young woman stands (not very happily) next to her tepee along the south bank of the Columbia River near the Dalles. Learn More
  21. Northern Shoshone or Bannock Couple - Wrensted

    Northern Shoshone or Bannock Couple - c. 1895

    This unknown couple are probably members of the Northern Shoshone or Bannock tribes, based on other photos taken at the time by Benedicte Wrensted. Learn More
  22. Old and New in Klamath County - M. S. Stewart Company

    Old and New in Klamath County - c. 1908

    Three local Native American men join the driver of this early, and quite substantial, automobile in a contrast of the traditional and the modern. Learn More
  23. Old Klamath Woman - Curtis

    Old Klamath Woman - 1923

    This photo of a woman who has seen much was published in 1923 as part of Edward S. Curtis' masterpiece, "The North American Indian". Learn More
  24. Older Klickitat Man, Profile - Curtis

    Older Klickitat Man, Profile - c. 1910

    One of two portraits of this unnamed man published in "The North American Indian", both are exercises in simplicity - white hair, weathered skin, and a blanket. Learn More
  25. Older Wishram Woman - Curtis

    Older Wishram Woman - circa 1910

    This older woman is wearing a traditional woven basket hat as well as a dentalium placed through a piercing in the septum of her nose. Learn More
  26. Oregon's Indian Madonna - Gifford

    Oregon's Indian Madonna - c. 1905

    Gifford's affection for soft-focus especially lends itself to "Oregon's Indian Madonna", one of his most famous photos. Learn More
  27. Papoose Weeps in his Calcleeps - Markham

    Papoose Weeps in his Calcleeps - c. 1928

    Early photographers often created pairs of photos of babies - one happy and one sad. This view pairs with Markham's photograph titled "Little Chief". Learn More
  28. Part of Kettle Falls on the Columbia - Corps of Royal Engineers

    Part of Kettle Falls on the Columbia - 1860

    Kettle Falls (Salish: Shonitkwu, meaning "roaring or noisy waters") was an ancient and important salmon fishing site on the upper reaches of the Columbia River, in what is today the U.S. state of Washington. Learn More
  29. Periods of Time - White

    Periods of Time - 1902

    This classic photo of different generations was taken by Oregon amateur photographer Lily White, likely somewhere along the Columbia River. Learn More
  30. Phillip Wildshoe & Family in their Chalmers Automobile - Palmer

    Phillip Wildshoe & Family in their Chalmers Automobile - 1916

    The Wildshoe family, members of the Coeur D'Alene tribe, go for a ride somewhere near Spokane, Washington. Learn More
  31. Picture Writings Near The Dalles - Union Pacific

    Picture Writings Near The Dalles - 1928

    This photo shows Silas (Si) Allen, an amateur archeologist who here is pointing out some details on a Columbia River area petroglyph. Learn More
  32. Pop-Kio-Wina (Short Arm) - Gifford

    Pop-Kio-Wina (Short Arm) - 1899

    This studio portrait was taken in The Dalles by Benjamin Gifford in 1899. Learn More
  33. Preparing Salmon, Wishram - Curtis

    Preparing Salmon, Wishram - c. 1910

    While this Wishram woman is likely preparing salmon for drying for her own family, for centuries the Wishram people dried thousands of pounds of Salmon for trading with other tribes. Learn More
  34. Saying Farewell to Kettle Falls, on the Columbia - Wallace Gamble

    Saying Farewell to Kettle Falls, on the Columbia - 1940

    Headed by Chief Jim James, center, with the beaded vest, these Colville and others give the farewell sign to their traditional fishing grounds at Kettle Falls. Learn More
  35. Saying Goodbye - The Funeral of Chief Tommy Thompson - Allan de Lay

    Saying Goodbye - The Funeral of Chief Tommy Thompson - 1959

    This solemn photo was taken for the Oregonian by photographer Allan Delay in April of 1959 at the site of the funeral for Chief Tommy Thompson. Learn More
  36. Seasonal Yakima Indian Village at Celilo - Lange

    Seasonal Yakima Indian Village at Celilo - 1939

    Notes with the original photo indicate that this encampment at Celilo was used by members of the Yakima tribe during the salmon fishing season at Celilo Falls. Learn More
  37. Shores of Shoalwater (Willapa) Bay - Curtis

    Shores of Shoalwater (Willapa) Bay - 1913

    Shoalwater Bay was an early name for what we now know as Willapa Bay in southwest Washington, separated from the Pacific by Long Beach Peninsula. Learn More
  38. Silto, a Quilliute - Curtis

    Silto, a Quilliute - 1913

    About all we know about Silto is that Edward S. Curtis published two photos of him in his multi-volume set, "The North American Indian". Learn More
  39. Stage Stopping at Fort Klamath Indian Agency - Tibbitts

    Stage Stopping at Fort Klamath Indian Agency - c. 1908

    The original Klamath Indian Agency was located about two miles from Fort Klamath, and was thus sometimes referred to as "Fort Klamath Indian Agency", which was the title Howard Tibbitts gave to this photograph. Learn More
  40. The Belle of the Yakimas - La Roche

    The Belle of the Yakimas - 1899

    This striking portrait of an unidentified young woman in native dress was created by Seattle photographer Frank La Roche in 1899. Learn More
  41. The Fish Carrier - Curtis

    The Fish Carrier - c. 1910

    A young Wishram woman pauses at the banks of the Columbia River with her woven fish basket on her back, suspended by a traditional head-strap as shown in detail view 1. Learn More
  42. The Home Guard. On the Columbia - Gifford

    The Home Guard. On the Columbia - c. 1899

    This variation on Gifford's famous "Sunset on the Columbia" features the family's dog, left behind to guard their tepees pitched along the Columbia River. Learn More
  43. The King of the Seas in the Hands of the Makahs - Curtis

    The King of the Seas in the Hands of the Makahs - 1910

    When the Makah in 1855 ceded thousands of acres of land to the government of the United States, they explicitly reserved their right to whale within the Treaty of Neah Bay. This view illustrates the process of beginning to cut up a whale on the shore. Learn More
  44. The Scout at Crater Lake - Harwood

    The Scout at Crater Lake - c. 1925

    This image is a detail from a wider panoramic print by photographer Burhl Harwood. Learn More
  45. The Sewing Machine - Miller

    The Sewing Machine - 1904

    The original title of this view was "The New Home", the brand of sewing machine being used by this unidentified Native American woman. Learn More
  46. The Tule Gatherer - Curtis

    The Tule Gatherer - 1910

    Tule reeds have been gathered at the edges of lakes for millennia along the pacific coast, from northern California to British Columbia. Learn More
  47. Three Eagles, a Nez Perce - Curtis

    Three Eagles, a Nez Perce - c. 1910

    This dramatic photo of Three Eagles, an associate of Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce, was copyrighted by Edward Curtis in 1910. Learn More
  48. Three Klamath Men at Discovery Point, Crater Lake - Tibbitts

    Three Klamath Men at Discovery Point, Crater Lake - c. 1908

    This image is from a glass negative created by early Sunset Magazine photographer Howard Tibbits, who visited Crater Lake in about 1908. Learn More
  49. Three of Spokane Chief Garry's Men - Royal Engineers

    Three of Spokane Chief Garry's Men - c. 1860

    Three of Chief Garry's inner circle, in this early photograph by the Corps of Royal Engineers. Learn More
  50. Totem Pole at Pioneer Place, Seattle - Webster and Stevens

    Totem Pole at Pioneer Place, Seattle - c. 1909

    The buildings seen here were all built after the great fire of 1889. The Tlingit totem pole was essentially stolen from Alaska by businessmen and placed in the plaza in 1899. Learn More

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