(Documentary Artifact): Two b/w photographic prints of a group of people gathered, some holding tall wooden poles for making a house for Images (ceremonial figures) for Keruk (Karuk or Koo-Rook) ceremony. Notes on the verso of one of the prints state: ‘Bringing in the materials to make the KOO-ROOK Image house of women wailing + pouring libations of corn + wheat over the poles + materials. Aug. 24 1908.’
Notes on verso of prints:
Image 1: OP 15362-886/ 86:15900-1882/IN REF BOOK/ [Possibly written by Davis:] Bringing in the materials/ to make the KOO-ROOK Image house of/ women wailing + pouring/ libations of corn + wheat /over the poles + materials/ Aug. 24 1908
Image 2: OP 15362-886/ 86:15900-1882/IN REF BOOK/ CUYAPAIPE INDIANS BRINGING IN/ MATERIALS TO MAKE KOO-ROOK IMAGE/ HOUSE. WOMEN WEEP & POUR/ LIBATIONS OF CORN & WHEAT OVER/ POLES & MATERIALS.