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Name Wenzel, Grace C.
Othernames Grace Christianson
Grace Christianson Gardner
Places of residence Wenatchee, WA
Moses Coulee, WA
Father James Christianson
Relationships Brothers: Willard and Dwight
Grandfather: J.E. Fetch

Associated Records

Image of 1959.004.0039 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0039 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of Catherine Cushingway and two of her children. Note on back of photo: "Catherine Cushingway and children." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 5: 12 Pictures: Women Who Moved Camps" Photo: Group 5 No. 39: "Catherine Cushingway and children. (she did the bead work in my Indian dress)."

Image of 1959.004.0040 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0040 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of one woman placing a necklace on another woman. Note on back of photo: "Mrs. Jim Wallakee." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 5: 12 Pictures: Women Who Moved Camps" Photo: Group 5 No. 40: "Mrs. Jim Wallakee (Chiefs wife) we were good friends, she taught me much lore about her people (she passed away). Earlier when her husband passed away, we, true to custom exchanged gifts blue beads, very ancient, for a lovely beaded bag. Grace Christianson Wenzel and Mrs. Jim Wallakee Yakima."

Image of 1959.004.0042 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0042 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of a woman and baby on a horse. Note on back of photo: "Not beautiful hors trappings, serving as a 'Shoo-Fly'- fringe in motion. Long ago kept evil spirits, it needed quiet and no motion to distract it." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 5: 12 Pictures: Women Who Moved Camps" Photo: Group 5 No. 42: "Note beautiful fringe as she stopped in a parade. Note beautiful horse trappings serving as a 'shoo-fly' - fringe in motion. Longago kept evil spirits, It needed quiet & more motion to detract it."

Image of 1959.004.0043 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0043 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of three Native American female children. Note on back of photo: "Three Indian girls near Okanogan in our day about 1906. Clothes fresh, washed and ironed." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 5: 12 Pictures: Women Who Moved Camps" Photo: Group 5 No. 43: "Okanogan girls sweet, clean and fine looking. By Mrs. Caldwell about 1907. Three Indian girls near Okanogan in our day, about 1906 clothes fresh washed & wind ironed."

Image of 1959.004.0044 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0044 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of Jobe Charley wife and two other women staring off. Note on back of photo: "Jobe Barley's wife and a friend. I love to study the fine strong face of those long peaceful pioneer years." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 5: 12 Pictures: Women Who Moved Camps" Photo: Group 5 No. 44: "Mrs. Jobe Charley, and friend watch a rodeo." Virginia Beaverts noted that the "friend" was Mrs. Miller.

Image of 1959.004.0045 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0045 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of five Native American men. Note on back of photo: "Elk and venison cooks for the Annual Spring Feast, Mid-April." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 6: ?? Pictures: Highlights in Indian Life!" Photo: Group 6 No. 45: "Elk and Venison Hunters safely returned from the hunt now become the meat cooks for the yearly spring feast mid-April. Chief Walabee, Tellekesh miller alec saluskin and Teminiwash." Virginia Beaverts noted the Native Americas in photo were from left to right, Mr. Jim Wallahee Wenatchee, Jim Telekish, Wheeler Miller, Alex Saluskin, Mr. Jasper Tainewisher."

Image of 1959.004.0046 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0046 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of four Native American men, two are cooking meat. Note on back of photo: "Cooking elk meat for Spring Festival." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 6: ?? Pictures: Highlights in Indian Life!" Photo: Group 6 No. 46: "Busy cooking elk meat in wire mesh oven open fire. Tellekist seems bossing the job. Checked shirt. Cooking Elk meat for spring festival." Virginia Beaverts noted in the photo the left is Walter Cloud and standing next to him is Mr. Wallabee.

Image of 1959.004.0047 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0047 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of women standing near salmon skins. Note on back of photo: "Women cook the salmon flanks. Men look on." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 6: ?? Pictures: Highlights in Indian Life!" Photo: Group 6 No. 47: "At Toppinish Long House woman cook the salmon flanks, men look on."

Image of 1959.004.0048 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0048 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of meat roasting. Note on back of photo: "Roasting venison above and eels below." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 6: ?? Pictures: Highlights in Indian Life!" Photo: Group 6 No. 48: "Roasting venison above and eels below!" Virginia Beaverts noted photo is of roasting eels.

Image of 1959.004.0069 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0069 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of Peter Dan Moses. Photo: Group 8 No. 67. Note on back of photo: "'Old Man now- last of Moses - I am the very last' he said. Age 95. July 4, 1959."

Image of 1959.004.0049 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0049 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of a circular stick tent. Note on back of photo: "Shown framework for sweat house. Over this, mats are laid- water is thrown in on hot rocks- they sit naked around the rocks in steam." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 6: ?? Pictures: Highlights in Indian Life!" Photo: Group 6 No. 49: "Shows framework of sweat house."

Image of 1959.004.0050 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0050 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of deer hide hung and stretched. Note on back of photo: "A delicate job of deer hide stretching and tanning." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 6: ?? Pictures: Highlights in Indian Life!" Photo: Group 6 No. 50: "Deer hide tanning. A delicate job of deer hide stretching & tanning."

Image of 1959.004.0051 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0051 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of large group of people sitting on ground. Note on back of photo: "Age old Bone Game in action, in which the bone is slipped from hand to hand to neighbor too quick for the eye to follow." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 6: ?? Pictures: Highlights in Indian Life!" Photo: Group 6 No. 51: "Age old bone game in action. In which the bone is slipped from hand to hand to neighbor too quick for the eye to follow."

Image of 1959.004.0052 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0052 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of a man sitting at a picnic table. Note on back of photo: "Harry Yellow Wolf cogitates in willows of the sleepy Yakima river. Son of a famous scout in Chief Joseph's Tribe of Fleeing Nez Perce." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 6: ?? Pictures: Highlights in Indian Life!" Photo: Group 6 No. 52: "Harry Yellow Wolf cogitates in willows of the sleepy Yakima River. Son of a famous scout in Chief Joesph's Tribe of fleeing Nez Perce."

Image of 1959.004.0054 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0054 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of a woman and two children holding something in their hands. Note on back of photo: "Close up of tule-mat House (Wanapum). Anne Tamanawash and son Bobby small boy Mack older." From Notes on Photographs: "6 of Group No. 7: Primitive Camp of Wannapum (Priest Rapids)" Photo: Group 7 No. 52A: "Close up of house consturction. Ihave found a jar of huckle berries my surest ice breaker. Narrative, close up of tule mat house Wanapum village. Anne Tomanawash and sons Bobby small boy, Mack older."

Image of 1959.004.0055 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0055 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of two Native American children near Priest Rapids, WA. Note on back of photo: "Young Americans and fine looking. Bobby (small boy) and Mack Tamanawash. Wanapums at Priest Rapids." From Notes on Photographs: "6 of Group No. 7: Primitive Camp of Wannapum (Priest Rapids)" Photo: Group 7 No. 53: "Young Americans of the Wannapum, use a sweat house for a play house. (The flag was carried upright until bashfulness over came him.) Bobby & Mack Tommonowash, Wannapum at priest rapids."

Image of 1959.004.0057 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0057 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of three Native Americans sitting near a tepee. Note on back of photo: "Peaceful sunny afternoons around Wanapum Camp Listening to the whisperings of the moaning Columbia. Now water backs up here to form a white man's dam. From Notes on Photographs: "6 of Group No. 7: Primitive Camp of Wannapum (Priest Rapids)" Photo: Group 7 No. 55: Listening to whisperings of Priest Rapids. Peaceful sunny afternoon around a Wannapum camp listening to the whispers of the moaning Columbia. Now water backs up here to form a white man's dam." Virginia Beaverts noted the woman to the left in the photo is Ellen.

Image of 1959.004.0058 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0058 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of woman holding a fish. Note on back of photo: "Women's work is never done!" From Notes on Photographs: "6 of Group No. 7: Primitive Camp of Wannapum (Priest Rapids)" Photo: Group 7 No. 56: "Woman's work is never done! Anywhere anyplace! But they love it!"

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;

Image of 1959.004.0060 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0060 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of three women and one male child looking at ground. Note on back of photo: "Under the stark oaks we dig the rock rose of the scab rocks- Pe-Ha-Hai, or Yakima name or Spel-Lein at Nespelem. I have the Latin names at home. I can send them over this fall of all these age old food roots." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 8: 10 Pictures: Yakima Thanksgiving Feast of First Roots" Photo: Group 8 No. 58: "Under the stark oaks on cold House Heaven Platue were we found Pe-ha-hai, the 1st root or bitterroot. It took 3 days to gather enough Pe-ha-hai, Sakiwa Maumon, Puksla, Punco etc. (1st time samples have been collected for classification). Under