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Title
Illustration of grasshopper pits
Publication Information
Meriam Library, California State University, Chico
Contributing Institution
California State University, Chico
Collection
Dorothy M. Hill Collection
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Description
Early Maidu pictures Illustration of grasshopper pits Photograph Notes: Caption below photo reads: Grasshopper Pitts--My-doo Indians DHill notes: 4-12 pits in a 8'-10' sq ft area Measurement of pits given as 20 x 30 Pits lined with soft clay, made so slick that insects could not crawl out Insects smothered, dried, stored for winter [and] later ground, mixed with little water, kneeded into cakes, [and] baked in baskets with dough [and] rocks W Harris pg 29 SI #4971 Photograph Source: Two sources listed: W Harris Pg 29 and SI {Smithsonian Institution #4971) MSS 160:135: 54
Black and white copy print ; 80 x 116 mm
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
[item#] MSS 160 Dorothy M. Hill Collection, Meriam Library Special Collections, California State University, Chico.
sc31361
http://archives.csuchico.edu/cdm/ref/collection/coll42/id/1454
Subject
Maidu
Food--gathering
Grasshoppers as food
Illustrations
Grasshoppers
Grasshopper Pits
Animal traps
Food
Source
sc31361.tif
Relation
Dorothy Hill Photograph Collection
Dorothy Morehead Hill Collection

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