Individual wearing shaman's hide tunic with mother of pearl buttons, a horned crown, and holding oyster catcher rattle. In the photo is a shaman's drum with a raven painted on it. The individual is kneeling over a prone woman.
Studio crafted photo with painted background and objects of art. Librarian's note: "witch doctor" is an outdated term. The contrived image is of a kneeling before a what is possibly a replica of a shaman's grave guardian in photographer's studio....
Title from image. Group portrait on steps of a clan house. Many of the people wear elaborate clothing and decoration, including face painting. The house front has a carved design. In the foreground a girl is draped on the edge of a canoe.
Eight men, one woman gathered on roof. Left to right:
1. Myrven H. Sides, Deputy Collector of Customs
2. Governor George Parks
3. Steamboat Inspection Service Inspector of Hulls
4. John C. McBride, Collector of Customs & Custodian of...