San Poil chief Jim James with Nettie Francis holding child, "Ceremony of tears", Kettle Falls, Washington, 1939


Man in shirt, sweater vest & pants, & wide-brimmed hat standing by car shakes hand of small boy (in jeans, jacket & knitted hat) held by woman in head scarf, sweater & skirt. In background is church. 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]. L-R: Nettie Francis, holding child and Chief Jim James. Per Alec Sam, 3/1999

Location Description: 

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