A young Native American woman reclines on a couch. The couch is covered with a blanket with large geometric designs. The woman is wearing leggings and a dress with beaded fringes and a striped, beaded yoke. She has on bracelets and a headband with a large feather. Her hair is in braids. The wall behind the couch is covered with Native American artifacts. They include a shield, two bows, a fringed buckskin shirt and some other fringed clothing, a long woven sash, three woven bags with geometric designs, an animal pelt, moccasins, two long necklaces, and some unidentified artifacts .
An outside photograph of Meachem Creek in Oregon. The foreground displays a zoomed-in angle of the water that extends the entire width of the photograph. The water displays the reflection of sunlight and various patterns of water ripples and color. As the image pans in, the creek is boarded by two embankments. The left embankment displays clusters of conifers, leafless trees, and wild grasses and shrubs. A smal, sandy slope decends into the creek and traces of a hill can be seen behind the tree clusters. The right embankment displays clusters of conifers, leafless trees, and wild grasses and shrubs. Several pieces of timber have fallen and are on the banks of the creek. A small, flat, rocky terrain with small wild grasses extends off the right embankment and into the creek. A steep hill can be viewed behind the right embankment. In the background, more conifer clusters can be viewed. The top of the photograph displays open sky.
A Native American woman, identified as Sally Chapman, in front of a backdrop on a mat with a geometric design. She wears Native American clothing, including a dress, hat, earrings, choker, and moccasins. She wears her hair in braids. In her hands she holds a bag or handbag with a geometric design. The identification of the woman is tentative and is being checked by tribal members. , [Sally Chapman, Indian, in regalia.]
Two tipis and a small cabin with a chimney stand in a grove of trees (deciduous without leaves and conifers) on the Umatilla Indian Reservation. A railroad track crosses the landscape on the left hand side. In the distance is a house. In the background is a line of hills.
Two Cayuse Indian women wearing long cotton dresses, plain moccasins and blankets worns as shawls wrapped about their shoulders pose standing next to a tipi. They each wear round earrings and hair styled in long braids.
A Native American woman, identified as Maud Sampson of the Cayuse Tribe, is seated in front of a blanket backdrop. She is wearing a buckskin dress with beadwork and fringe and a woven cornhusk hat. She has plain moccasins and beaded leggings. Her hair is in two long braids and her jewelry includes shell earrings and beaded chokers. The ground in front of the backdrop and the chair the woman is sitting on are covered by two pendleton blankets. There is a woven cornhusk bag displayed next to the chair, on the blanket. The backdrop consists of a solid colored blanket that is suspended on an unseen frame. A little bit of grass and part of a wooden sidewalk with a hose on it are visible to the front and side of the image.
An outside photograph of a Native American man identified as Julius Williams. He is standing on a Pendleton blanket near another folded Pendleton blanket. Behind him, animal hides are hung on bare brush branches. The man is wearing a multi-layered loop necklace over a long-sleeved cloth shirt. The shirt extends below his waist. On his right arm is an armband. He is wearing a bandoleer across his chest and under his right arm is a beaded pouch or bag. In his left hand he is holding an eagle tail fan. In his right hand he is holding a rifle. He is wearing leggings with a geometrical design that matches his moccasins. There is a banded hat with feather plume on the blanket in the lower right corner. Visible in the background are a tipi, a number of deciduous trees, some pine trees, and a hillside., Julius Williams [Julius Williams, Cayuse Indian, in regalia. Standing in campground with leopard pelt.]