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Frederick Dally 
Quamichan Woman : 'Cowichan Indian Woman, Vancouver Island' 
1870 (ca) 
Albumen print 
5.5 x 4.4 cm (image) 
The Royal Collection 
RCIN 2368840 
Photograph of an Indigenous Canadian woman from the Coast Salish peoples in a head and shoulders length portrait. She wears her hair in pigtails and wears a woollen blanket wrapped closely around her neck.
The Cowichan or Quamichan is a nation of the Coast Salish peoples from Vancouver Island. The settlement is situated along the side of the Cowichan River which provided fish as a major part of the diet for those living there. The name derives from the translation of 'Qu'wutsun' meaning warm place. 

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