Yurok Sweathouse Interior

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Redwood as Object Exhibit

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

Identifier

E78 C15 J315 1995

Source

Humboldt State University Library Special Collections
Carving Traditions of Northwest California, page 12

Date

1906

Language

English

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Original Format

Paper

Citation

Kroeber, Alfred, “Yurok Sweathouse Interior ,” Researching the Redwoods, accessed September 18, 2019, https://rnp.omeka.net/items/show/424.

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