San Poil woman named Millie James, Washington, Kettle Falls, 1939


The wife of Chief Jim James stands in front of their tepee wearing a print dress and beads. The tepee is decorated with a flower. Possibly photographed by Dick Lewis. Picture was take during the Ceremony of Tears, a commemoration for the salmon & salmon habitat to be lost when the area was flooded by the building of the Grand Coulee Dam.

Millie James
Location Description: 

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