(Documentary Artifact): Two b/w photographic prints of Mrs. Chacha Quisquinaway using a stone pestle to pound mesquite beans in a wood mortar.
Same image as the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) print, P03796. According to catalog record for this image, the woman’s name is spelled Cha’cha Quisquin’away.
Notes on verso of prints:
Image 1: OP 13029-508/ 87:16080-508/ IN REF BOOK/ [Written by Davis:] Mrs Chacha Quisquinaway/ making mesquit/ meal in wood mortar/ Mojave – / Parker Ariz/ Nov. 1920/ EH Davis
Image 2: OP 13029-508/ 87:16080-508/ Mrs/ Chacha Quisquinaway/ pounding mesquit/ beans in wood mortar./ Mojave – Parker, Ariz./ Nov. 24 1920/ EHD