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Name Saluskin, Ellen

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Image of 1959.004.0059 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0059 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of three women who appear to be praying. Note on back of photo: "Yakima Thanksgiving Feast of 1st Roots- Mid-April." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 8: 10 Pictures: Yakima Thanksgiving Feast of First Roots" Photo: Group 8 No. 57: "Head Root Diggers whit whom I helped harvest food roots for 300 Indians at teh annual Spring Feast Thanksgiving Ceremony during which they teach their youn the splendid old rites and dignity of their forebears. Before roots are harvested for winter this feast is given in Thanksgiving to God for placing water in streams for Spiritual Strength and food in ground for Physical Strenght. Mary Mininick (methodist) left;