Native American in ceremonial dress in front of tipi, Lewis and Clark Exposition, Portland, Oregon, 1905


The Native American in the photo is probably a member of the Umatilla or Nez Perce tribe.

Stamped on verso: Portland, Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition.

Handwritten on verso: "The Trail" - Indian Village.

Filed in: Box 1/15

The Lewis and Clark Exposition was hosted by the city of Portland from June 1 to October 15, 1905. Covering over 400 acres, the fair showcased exhibits from various nations and states, and it promoted the economic potential of the Pacific Northwest region.