Portrait of Shacknasty Jim, undated

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Physical Description:
1 mounted print
probably platinum

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Portrait of Shacknasty Jim, a Modoc Indian. A geneaological note and chart prepared by Patricia Easterla are available on the verso of mount.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Shacknasty Jim (Shkeitko or Shok-Nos-Ta) was born in Northern California circa 1850 and died near Seneca, Missouri in 1881. He was chief of the Hot Creek band of Modoc Indians and fought as a scout for the United States Army in the Modoc War of 1872-1973.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 78-22

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Preferred Citation note
Photo lot 78-22, Portrait of Shacknasty Jim, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional photographs of Shacknasty Jim held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 24 and the BAE historical negatives.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Donated by Leonard L. Fryatt through Patricia Easterla, 1978.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Indians of North America -- Plateau Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Modoc Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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National Anthropological Archives
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