Yurok Sweathouse Interior

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Title

Yurok Sweathouse Interior

Subject

Redwood Sweathouse
Yurok Community

Description

Interior view of a Yurok sweathouse, which shows the round exit and its cover, as well as the pillow carved from redwood on the floor to the left, rectangular with a shallow curve, it was used to lay down below the level of smoke from the center fire.

Creator

Kroeber, Alfred

Date

1906

Format

Black and White Photograph
Book
Image/jpeg

Identifier

E 78 C15 J315 1995

Is Part Of

Humboldt State University Special Colelctions
Jacknis, Ira, "Carving Traditions of Northwest California" p 12

Files

Yurok sweathouse.jpg

Citation

Kroeber, Alfred, “Yurok Sweathouse Interior ,” , accessed December 3, 2020, https://hsuredwoodsproject.omeka.net/items/show/161.