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Edward S. Curtis and The North American Indian, Spring-Summer 2018: The Fisherman

This library guide is an overview of the Archives & Special Collection exhibit on Edward S. Curtis and The North American Indian.

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The Fisherman - Wishham

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The Fisherman - Wishham, 1909

Edward S. Curtis, The North American Indian, Portfolio VIII, Plate no. 274, 1911.

 

The Abruptness of the Shore

Among  the  middle  course  of  the  Columbia  at  places  where  the abruptness  of  the  shore  and  the  up-stream  set  of  an  eddy  make  such method possible, salmon were taken, and still are taken, by means of a long-hauled  dip-net.    At favorable  seasons  a  man  will,  in  a  few  hours, secure several hundred salmon -as many as the matrons and girls of his household can care for in a day.

Print caption by Edward S. Curtis, The North American Indian, Portfolio VIII, Plate no. 274, 1911.

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