9305-B7044. Eight Indian children at Celilo Village, May 1940. (left to right) 1=?, 2= Dewey Canapoo (also spelled Canapo), 3= Nelson Billy, 4= Wallace Albert, 5=Tommy Eli, 6= Buster George, 7= Cecil Billy, 8=Russell Billy. Dewey Joe Canapoo was born September 25, 1932 and died April 11, 1952, obituary in The Dalles Chronicle, April 13, 1952, pg. 1, col. 3. He appears to be about 8 years old in this photo. Nelson Billy died November 2, 1972 at age 43 in Portland, Oregon. Story in Oregonian, November 3, 1972, pg. 35 col. 1. Buster George of Celilo returned from Army service in Korea in April 1954. Cecil Billy of Goodnoe Hills, Washington, returned from Army service in Korea in July, 1955.
(Identifications by Celilo Village elders April 1994, additional identifications by contemporary Celilo resident September 2012) Horvath notch code #14B. Emulsion #33. Other photos taken about the same time, with the same emulsion number, are 9305-A4312-1, 9305-A4312-5, 9305-B7044, 9305-B7046. B7046 was published in the Oregon Journal on May 12, 1940 and Everett Olmstead was credited as the photographer. 9305-A4312-5 shows a 1940 license plate on a Ford car.
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