National Anthropological Archives

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 man. A geneaological note and chart prepared by Patricia Easterla are 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 and fought as a scout for the United States Army in the Modoc War of 1872-1873.

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

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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.

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

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Indians of North America -- Plateau Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Modoc Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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