Native American Photographs

"Wu-nav-ai gathering seeds"

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Title

"Wu-nav-ai gathering seeds"

Description

Stereograph. Photographed by Jack Hillers for the US Topographical and Geological Survey of the Colorado Valley, 1874. Portrait of Wu-nav-ai, a Mo-A-Pa-Ri-At Paiute Indian woman, seen gathering seeds. She wears a full length skirt, is bare-chested, and a scarf is tied around her neck.
"Indians of the Colorado Valley. No. 53. Mo-a-pa-ri-ats. A tribe of Indians inhabiting the valley of the Mo-a-pa River, a tributary of the Rio Virgen, in southern Nevada. Wu-nav-ai gathering seeds. Photographed by Hillers."
Copyright 1874 by J.W. Powell, Washington, D.C.
Published by J.F. Jarvis, 479 Penn. Ave, Washington, D.C.
"U.S. Topographical and Geological Survey of the Colorado River of the West. By J.W. Powell and A.H. Thompson."
Gift of R.C. Waterson, 1875.

Creator

Hillers, John K., 1843-1925, photographer

Source

Graphic Arts Photos Native American
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Publisher

Jarvis, J. F. (John Fillis), 1849-1931

Date

1874

Citation

Hillers, John K., 1843-1925, photographer, “"Wu-nav-ai gathering seeds",” Native American Photographs, accessed December 6, 2022, https://www.americanantiquarian.org/nativeamericanphotographs/items/show/280.