Ada Lopez Richards is seen in this 1923 full-length portrait standing near the shore wearing a hat, necklaces and primitive dress. She is of the Tolowa tribe that still resides in northwestern California and southern Oregon – their traditional homeland.
Tolowa Primitive Dress
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