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J. L. Blessing of Salamanca, New York. Blessing was no amateur as is apparent in his 1908 photograph of a Native American woman seen below. She is from the Seneca tribe and her name is Ah-Weh-Eyu (translation: Pretty Flower). Her English name was Goldie Jamison Conklin and she was from the Allegany Reservation in Western New York. She was born in Salamanca in 1892 and died in 1974

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Originally posted 2017-12-18 22:20:40.