Native American Photographs by Edward S. Curtis

Yurok Indians

Yurok Indian Photos by Edward S. Curtis

Tribal Summary


Yurok clothing, personal ornaments, and arrangement of the hair, did not differ from Hupa custom


Yurok dwellings and sudatories were like those of the Hupa.


The diet of the Klamath River Yurok was like that of the Hupa. The Coast Yurok depended more on fishing for their livelihood. Shell-fish, seals, and sea-lions were important. Seaweed was a staple, acorns and seeds were relatively unimportant.

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