Native Americans on the Central Coast
Rafael Solares (1822-1890), Chief of the Inéseño Chumash Community of Zanja de Cota. Photographed in traditional dancing regalia : 1878, by Léon de Cessac, a French anthropologist.
Leon de Cessac
Rafael Solares wears dancing regalia and stands, holding items in his hands. The landscape in the background appears to be a painted backdrop. Image originally obtained from Musée de l'Homme, Paris.
1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 X 26 cm.
Black Gold Cooperative Library System
Santa Barbara County (Calif.)
Ineseño Chumash Indians -- California -- Santa Barbara County
Chumash Indians -- California -- Santa Barbara County
Tribal chiefs -- Chumash Indians -- Men -- California -- Santa Barbara County
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Part of "Historical Photos of Four Ethnicities on California's Central Coast" Collection
Originally published as part of Native Americans on the Central Coast: a photo essay