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Paiute Indians in Yosemite by M. M. Hazeltine

Postby Yosemite_Indian » Mon Nov 26, 2012 2:18 am

One of the earliest Yosemite area photographers was a man named M. M. Hazeltine. Hazeltine took this photo of two Paiute men with their catch while in Yosemite. This is a very rare photo.

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Here is a close up of the photo;

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(Still can't find a pre-1900 photo of a Miwok in Yosemite.)
Chief Tenaya was the founder of the Paiute Colony of Ahwahnee
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