Photo Collections Record
Nevada Inter-Tribal Council
Northern Paiute Indians
0001 Wovoka, the Paiute messiah from Mason Valley, was the originator of the Ghost Dance religion.
0002 Women of the early 1900's. Mary Davis, Nina (Davis) Smith, and Myma Briggs.
0003 Early 1900's. Northern Paiute people began to incorporate non-native materials into their camps.
0004 Hand game competition at the Ft. McDermitt Indian Reservation.
0005 Indian couple carrying railroad ties. (Early 1900's)
0006 Tuba (pine nuts) was an important food to the Paiutes.
0007 Maggie Jones holds Louise James (wrapped in a cradleboard).
0008 Mary Lowe (age 70), standing next to a rabbit blanket she made.
0009 Women playing Na-zi-sa-ka.
0010 Bobbie Dodd and Hastings Pancho prepare to distribute food rations.
0011 Children at the Duck Valley Reservation preparing to attend school at Stewart in 1901.
0012 Shoshone man in Elko County with paint and feathers.
0013 Students of the Indian Service Day School at the Goshute Indian Reservation. 1930 photo.
0014 Ruby Valley Indian leaders: John Carson, frank Jim, Jack Temoke, White Man, Bert Moon, and more. Photo taken around 1920.
0015 Shoshone woman and daughter of Tonopah displaying water bottles.
0016 Shoshone families of Smokey Valley displaying game after a hunt.
0017 Shoshone woman standing by her horse and wagon in the early 1940s.
0018 Katie Wilson with cradleboard and baby.
0019 Indian hand games at the 4th of July encampment at Towhee, NV.
0020 Tom Wilson of Death Valley holds a 100 year old water basket.
Southern Paiute Indians
0021 Moapa Reservation in the 1930s.
0022 The Brother Chiefs and their wives. Photo taken on Powell Expedition (1871-1875)
0023 Southern Nevada's ancient salt miners at work in Salt Cave.
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Southern Paiute Indians (cont.)
0024 E-nu-ints-i-gaip, one of Major John Wesley Powell's guides.
0025 A band of Southern Paiutes in 1871.
0026 A Southern Paiute sun shelter located near Las Vegas, 1907.
0027 A Kahn or Southern Paiute winter home.
0028 Ilee Castillo and Imogene Domingo with baby.
0029 Josephine Pete of Cedar City, Utah with baby in cradleboard.
0030 A Southern Paiute family from Goodsprings, NV. Bahoon, Daisy Mike, and unidentified woman. Taken in 1912.
0031 Captain Pete, an early spokesman for the Washo in their dealings with the whites.
0032 Two Washo basket makers.
0033 Washo couple with a trout they caught at Lake Tahoe.
0034 Dat-So-La-Lee with her husband Charley Keiser, outside their home in Carson City, NV.
0035 Captain Jim, a Washo spokesman.
0036 The Washo lived around lake Tahoe each summer, fishing and gathering foods well into the 1900s.
0037 Washo children of the Carson Indian School at Stewart, NV.
0038 Cave Rock, overlooking Lake Tahoe, was a sacred place of the Washo doctors.
0039 A cradleboard of the Washo people.
0040 Clara Frank and Hank Pete, Washo elders, in tribal dress.