Native American men, women and children in ceremonial dress in front of tipi, Lewis and Clark Exposition, Portland, 1905


The Native Americans in the photo are probably members of the Umatilla and/or the Nez Perce tribes.

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

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

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.