• Creator
  • Brady, Ferd (Ferdinand)
  • Created Date
  • ca. 1912
  • Description
  • Canoe racing has been part of native culture in the Puget Sound area for many generations. Here, at the Tulalip Indian Reservation, two-person teams compete in small dugouts. The traditional Coast Salish notched-prow style of canoe can be seen, along with the Nuu-chah-nulth, or Nootka, style of canoe, second from left. The former became extremely rare by the middle of the century, as the latter became more numerous.Caption on image: "Little ca... more
    Canoe racing has been part of native culture in the Puget Sound area for many generations. Here, at the Tulalip Indian Reservation, two-person teams compete in small dugouts. The traditional Coast Salish notched-prow style of canoe can be seen, along with the Nuu-chah-nulth, or Nootka, style of canoe, second from left. The former became extremely rare by the middle of the century, as the latter became more numerous.Caption on image: "Little canoe race, Tulalip Indian Boys."Photographer Ferd Brady had a studio in Marysville, Washington from 1907 to 1910, then moved to Everett, and finally settled in Anacortes in the 1920s. In the 1910s, he had a government contract to photograph the people and activities at the Tulalip Indian School, near Marysville. Brady closed his Everett studio in 1952 and died in 1967. (Everett Public Library, "An Index of Everett Photographers: 1890-1935," p. 13; Anacortes Museum exhibition files.). less
  • Format
  • image
    photograph
    Image/JPEG
    silver gelatin print