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Model of cache pit in vertical section made by Buffalo Bird Woman on edge of Missouri River
Model of cache pit in vertical section made by Buffalo Bird Woman on edge of Missouri River
TitleModel of cache pit in vertical section made by Buffalo Bird Woman on edge of Missouri River
Date of Original1912
DescriptionSurplus vegetables were stored in underground cache pits like this one constructed in 1912 by Buffalo Bird Woman. The grass lining and dirt walls and top kept the dried vegetables clean and ready to re-hydrate.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectAgriculture
Indians of North America
Subject (LCTGM)Food drying
Holes
Models
Personal NameWaheenee, 1839?-
LocationNorth Dakota
Decade1910-1919
Item Number00086-0437
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Relation[Is Part Of] North Dakota History textbook materials
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionPaul Ewald Photograph Collection 00086
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00086-0437)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh000860437
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