Two Cultures at Celilo Falls - c. 1895


Two Cultures at Celilo Falls - Culver Pictures

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Several Native American men and their dog quietly observe their traditional fishing site and the large fish wheel above it, as a worker looks back at them from its deck. The contrast between the two cultures is evocative, especially when one notices the small structure extended over the falls appears to be an outhouse.

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

Additional Information

Item Number AA0817
Photographer Culver Pictures
Location Celilo Falls, Columbia Gorge, Wasco County
Subject Fishing, Native Americans, Waterfalls
Decade 1890s
Print Maker Old Oregon
Original Type Boudoir Card
Size of Original 4.2 x 7.3 inches
Photographer's Number Number 97071