Native Americans in ceremonial dress outside tipi, Lewis and Clark Exposition, Portland, Oregon, 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 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.