Indian baby in cradleboard, photographed by Elite Studio of The Dalles
Agnes Thompson (wife of Henry Thompson) and daughter Louise Thompson at Celilo Falls. September 1938.
Indian children in the Celilo Village longhouse during the Feast of the First Salmon. Note Chief Thopson behind the door. April 18, 1948.
Playing the stick game at Celilo village during the annual Feast of the First Salmon on April 7, 1940. This is the traditional way of playing stick game, no drums or anything to make noise. Girl standing at left is Ella Jim (wife of Nathan “8-Ball” Jim) Woman in center is Alice Wahnuhie Minninick.
Roger Jim Sr. (1931-1988) as a young boy stands on rock posing with two large eels (Pacific lamprey). Celilo Falls in background.
Eight children at Celilo Village, May 1940. (left to right) 1=?, 2= Dewey Canapoo (also spelled Canapo), 3= Nelson Billy, 4= Wallace Albert, 5=Tommy Eli, 6= Buster George, 7= Cecil Billy, 8=Russell Billy. Dewey Joe Canapoo was born September 25, 1932 and died April 11, 1952, obituary in The Dalles Chronicle, April 13, 1952, pg. 1, col. 3. He appears to be about 8 years old in this photo. Nelson Billy died November 2, 1972 at age 43 in Portland, Oregon. Story in Oregonian, November 3, 1972, pg. 35 col. 1. Buster George of Celilo returned from Army service in Korea in April 1954. Cecil Billy of Goodnoe Hills, Washington, returned from Army service in Korea in July, 1955.
Indian children in the Celilo Village longhouse during the Feast of the First Salmon dinner. April 18, 1948.
Portrait of Tom Frank Yallup and son Douglas Yallup photographed in Markham's Studio in The Dalles, 1928
Indian girls near Tenino, undated print, about 1900.
The natural bridge at Celilo was frequently photographed in the early 1900s. It likely didn't survive the constant spring flooding.
Indian children sit on steps and drink soft drinks at the Celilo General Store and Post Office. The store owner is Charles E Frye, and his wife Laura B. is holding their granddaughter Susan. April 1940
This gallery features images of children through Celilo Village in daily life, at work and play.