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Yakima Indian village, on the Columbia River, inhabited during salmon season. After the fishing is over they return to the Yakima Valley. Indian girl: "They don't want to live better. The government is trying to make them." Celilo, Wasco County, Oregon.

Creator:
Dorothea Lange (American, 1895-1965) (Photographer)
Other Names:
Farm Security Administration (American, active 1930s-1940s) (Sponsor)
Title:
Yakima Indian village, on the Columbia River, inhabited during salmon season. After the fishing is over they return to the Yakima Valley. Indian girl: "They don't want to live better. The government is trying to make them." Celilo, Wasco County, Oregon.
Alternate Titles:
Farm Security Administration (FSA) Collection, Celilo, Wasco County, Oregon, USA
Date:
1939 Oct.
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Print Size: 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
Department:
Photography Collection
Object Number:
021162-E
Notes:
Title and date from Library of Congress.