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Two members of the Cowichan tribe : 'Cowichan Indian Man and Woman'
6.8 x 5.4 cm (image)
The Royal Collection
Photograph of members of the Cowichan tribe. On the left is seated a man, facing three-quarters to the right who wears an open shirt and a blanket over his legs. Seated on the ground on the right is a woman with her arms folded and her hair in pigtails.
The people in this portrait are members of the Coast Salish peoples of British Columbia, Canada, whose territories comprise the Cowichan Valley. Its members constitute the largest band of First Nations Peoples in British Columbia.