Colville women's stick game, "Ceremony of tears", Kettle Falls, Washington, 1939


Group of women (mostly in head scarves & print dresses) sit on ground playing stick game, with men & women looking on. Note from unidentified source: During "Ceremony of tears" [the commemoration for the salmon & salmon habitat to be lost when the area was flooded by the building of the Grand Coulee Dam], women's stick game, ca. 1939

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United States--Washington (State)--Kettle Falls