• Created Date
  • 1890~
  • Description
  • Survivor of the Puget Sound Indian War, Yelm Jim [Wa-he-lut or Wahoolit] poses for portrait, ca. 1880-1900. Seated in wooden chair, on fur skin, in front of a hung blanket; there is a skull set on the table beside him, he holds a rifle and wears a pouch around neck over shirt, patched pants and moccasins.Caption in album: "Wahoolit", or "Yelm Jim" a Nisqually Indian. He fought with Leschi in 1855-56. He killed Sluggia, Leschi's betrayer [and n... more
    Survivor of the Puget Sound Indian War, Yelm Jim [Wa-he-lut or Wahoolit] poses for portrait, ca. 1880-1900. Seated in wooden chair, on fur skin, in front of a hung blanket; there is a skull set on the table beside him, he holds a rifle and wears a pouch around neck over shirt, patched pants and moccasins.Caption in album: "Wahoolit", or "Yelm Jim" a Nisqually Indian. He fought with Leschi in 1855-56. He killed Sluggia, Leschi's betrayer [and nephew]. Sentenced to be hung, he was pardoned on the day set for executionIn Prosch Indian Album, v. 2, no. 30. less
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