National Geographic : 1934 Feb
© National Geographic Society ASLEEP IN A VERTICAL CRADLE The cradle board enabled Indian mothers to transport their babies on long migrations. To-day the squaws often pile two or three behind them on their horses in the parade and hold their own baby show at the tepee village (see Color Plate IV). HOW MANY ELKS' TEETH INTHIS CAPE? Eight hundred was the count ofthe squaw who wore it.Many such heirlooms are handed down through the generations. One reason for the round-up is to encourage preservation ofIndian arts, songs, dances, and costumes. About half of the Indians on Umatilla Reservation are full-bloods.