(Documentary Artifact): One b/w photographic print of an elderly Akimel O’odham (Pima) man, Juan Loavson, kneeling at the entrance to his traditional dome-shaped house, or Ki, made of brush.
Same image as the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) negative, N24540. According to catalog record for this image, the house is ‘covered with mud and arrowweed, wheat straw, or cattail reeds.’
Notes on verso of print:
OP 13029-492/ 87:16080-492/ IN REF BOOK/ 77/ [Written by Davis:] Old Juan at entrance to his/ Ki or house – Juan Loavson/ Pima -/ Salt River Res., Ariz./ Dec 13 1920/ EH Davis