Photos

Julie Norman compiled this 21-minute slide show, using photos from family and friends (from 1927 to 2019), for the Celebrations of Life honoring Agnes Baker Pilgrim’s legacy after her passing in November 2019:


(Dawn’s Mirage and Dreamscapes from the album Canyon Trilogy (CR-7210) by R. Carlos Nakai, courtesy Canyon Records License 2019-089. All rights reserved, CanyonRecords.com.)


Robert Brothers (Bobcat) created this extensive photo gallery including rare, old photos of Grandma Aggie’s family. The photos span 125 years and 7 generations – from Agnes’ Grandfather George Harney to her Great-Great-Great-Grandchildren.

Early Family Photos
Grandpa Harney
Grandfather, "Olhatha" George Harney (Takelma) 1837-1900. Elected first Chief, Confederated Tribes of Siletz, 1870. Photo taken in Washington D.C., circa 1875-77
Early Family Photos
Grandfather George Harney
Grandfather George Harney, first Chief of the Confederated Tribes of Siletz
Early Family Photos
Grandfather George Harney
Grandfather George Harney
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Great Aunt Agnes Harney Howard with husband, Joe Howardoward
Great Aunt Agnes Harney Howard with husband, Joe Howard
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Great Aunt Agnes Harney Howard
Great Aunt Agnes Harney Howard
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Mother, Eveline Lydia Harney Baker
Mother, Eveline Lydia Harney Baker (Takelma), daughter of George Harney (Takelma) and Elizabeth Julian Tole (Grand Ronde)
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Great Aunt Frances Harney Johnson and Mother, Eveline Harney Baker
Great Aunt Frances Harney Johnson and Mother, Eveline Harney Baker
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Nurse holding Aggie at 3 years (left) in 1927
Nurse holding Aggie (3 years), Mother Eveline, Sister Marian, Great Aunt Frances, Brothers Lloyd and Charles, with Brother Terry and Sister Evelyn in front (1927)
Early Family Photos
Grandpa, 4 Brothers, and Father
Grandpa Charles Baker, Brother George Baker, Brother Tharald Baker, Brother Lloyd Baker, Father George W. Baker, Brother Gilbert Baker
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Grandpa Charles Baker and George Baker (Coos)
Grandpa Charles Baker and George Baker (Coos)
Early Family Photos
Aggie's Brothers at Ti'lomikh Falls, 1933
Aggie's Brothers at Ti'lomikh Falls, 1933
Early Family Photos
Table Rock, Sacred Grounds above the Rogue River (1933)
Table Rock, Sacred Grounds above the Rogue River ,1933
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(Front) Great Aunt Frances, (Middle) Brother George, Mother Eveline, Brother Gilbert, (Back) Father George, 1933
(Front) Great Aunt Frances, (Middle) Brother George, Mother Eveline, Brother Gilbert, (Back) Father George, 1933
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Great Aunt Frances Harney Johnson, 1934
Great Aunt Frances Harney Johnson with traditional "111" tattoos, 1934
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Aggie in Feather Dance regalia, 1930s
Aggie in Feather Dance regalia, 1930s
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Baker/Harney/Colby Families
(Top) Brothers Gilbert and George Baker, (2nd row) Great Aunt Agnes Harney, Grandma Elizabeth Harney, Brother Lloyd Baker, (3rd row) Cousin Rosalie Colby, Sister Evelyn Baker, Agnes Baker, (bottom) Cousins Ruby, Reuben, Gwendolyn, and Raymond Colby
Early Family Photos
Baker/Harney/Colby Families
(Top) Brothers Gilbert and George Baker, (2nd row) Great Aunt Agnes Harney, Grandma Elizabeth Harney, Brother Lloyd Baker, (3rd row) Cousin Rosalie Colby, Sister Evelyn Baker, Agnes Baker, (bottom) Cousins Ruby, Reuben, Gwendolyn, and Raymond Colby
Early Family Photos
Agnes on Trask River by Tillamook, 1953
Agnes on the Trask River by Tillamook, 1953
Early Family Photos
Agnes on Trask River by Tillamook, 1953
Agnes on the Trask River by Tillamook, 1953
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Aggie on horseback, 1950s
Aggie on horseback, 1950s
Early Family Photos
Aggie in the 1950s
Aggie in the 1950s
Recent Family Photos
Southern Oregon University Graduation, with brothers George and Lloyd, 1985
Southern Oregon University Graduation, with brothers George and Lloyd, 1985
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Agnes with her brother Lloyd Baker
Agnes with her brother Lloyd Baker
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Agnes with brother George Baker
Agnes with brother George Baker
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Joanna Storm, daughter Mona Hudson, son Keith Taylor, Agnes, granddaughter Ember Hudson, daughter Nadine Martin, 2000
Joanna Storm, daughter Mona Hudson, son Keith Taylor, Agnes, granddaughter Ember Hudson, daughter Nadine Martin, 2000
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Daughters Sonja Taylor, Nadine Martin, and Mona Hudson, 2000
Daughters Sonja Taylor, Nadine Martin, and Mona Hudson, 2000
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Agnes with daughters Nadine Martin and Mona Hudson, 2005
Agnes with daughters Nadine Martin and Mona Hudson, 2005
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Agnes with daughters Mona Hudson and Nadine Martin at Applegate Salmon Ceremony, 2005
Agnes with daughters Mona Hudson and Nadine Martin at Applegate Salmon Ceremony, 2005
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Agnes with great granddaughter Kimberly Taylor
Agnes with great granddaughter Kimberly Taylor
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Aggie and Grant Pilgrim with grandson Creed Taylor and granddaughter Diana Martin
Aggie and Grant Pilgrim with grandson Creed Taylor and granddaughter Diana Martin
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Agnes with great granddaughter Chantele Rilatos, 2003
Agnes with great granddaughter Chantele Rilatos, 2003
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Great grandkids Santee, Devon, and Keauna
Great grandkids Santee, Devon, and Keauna
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Great grandkids Jai and Jesse
Great grandkids Jai and Jesse
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Great grandkids Diana and Charlotte Harrington, 2004
Great grandkids Diana and Charlotte Harrington, 2004
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Great granddaughter Anna Marie Taylor
Great granddaughter Anna Marie Taylor
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Great granddaughter Natalie Solis
Great granddaughter Natalie Solis
Voice for the Voiceless
Aggie on the movie set south of Crescent City, CA
Aggie on the movie set south of Crescent City, CA
Voice for the Voiceless
Aggie with Julie Norman and Cathy Shaw at dedication of the Headwaters Environmental Center in Ashland, 1996
Aggie with Julie Norman and Cathy Shaw at dedication of the Headwaters Environmental Center in Ashland, 1996
Voice for the Voiceless
Aggie at the Siletz PowWow, 2000s
Aggie at the Siletz PowWow, 2000s
Voice for the Voiceless
Aggie at the Siletz PowWow, 2000s
Aggie at the Siletz PowWow, 2000s
Voice for the Voiceless
Aggie with Dal Dal (Jill Birmingham) at the traditional Takelma pit house by the Kerbyville Museum
Aggie with Dal Dal (Jill Birmingham) at the traditional Takelma pit house by the Kerbyville Museum
Voice for the Voiceless
Aggie and Newman at the Takelma pit house in Kerby, Oregon
Aggie and Newman at the Takelma pit house in Kerby, Oregon
Voice for the Voiceless
Aggie teaching about Takelma ways with the traditional canoe made by Gray Eagle and George Fence
Aggie teaching about Takelma ways with the traditional canoe made by Gray Eagle and George Fence
Voice for the Voiceless
Kids and traditional Takelma canoe, made by Gray Eagle and George Fence
Kids and traditional Takelma canoe, made by Gray Eagle and George Fence
Voice for the Voiceless
George Fence (Cherokee), Takelma canoe carver
George Fence (Cherokee), Takelma canoe carver
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Grandson Jai Kibbe (Yurok), Martha Stewart, and Aggie on the Illinois River, 2001
Grandson Jai Kibbe (Yurok), Martha Stewart, and Aggie on the Illinois River, 2001
Voice for the Voiceless
Aggie, Martha Stewart, and Keith Taylor on the Illinois River, 2001
Aggie, Martha Stewart, and Keith Taylor on the Illinois River, 2001
Voice for the Voiceless
Thank-you note from Martha Stewart after TV interview, 2001
Thank-you note from Martha Stewart after TV interview on the Illinois River, 2001
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Winners of Ecotrust's Buffett Award in Portland, 2004
Winners of Ecotrust's Buffett Award in Portland, 2004
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Aggie weaving an egg basket at the Good Medicine Women's Healing Gathering in Williams, 2004
Aggie weaving an egg basket at the Good Medicine Women's Healing Gathering in Williams, 2004
Voice for the Voiceless
Aggie with Diane Windsong Martin during the Women's Healing Gathering, 2004
Aggie with Diane Windsong Martin during the Good Medicine Women's Healing Gathering, 2004
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Aggie with Gladys Bolton at the Siletz PowWow
Aggie with Gladys Bolton at the Siletz PowWow
Voice for the Voiceless
Agnes delivering a speech, 2000
Agnes delivering a speech, 2000
Voice for the Voiceless
Aggie with new traditional
Aggie with new traditional "111" tattoo by New Zealand Maori elder, 2000
Voice for the Voiceless
Aggie with John Lodge at Moody Blues Concert
Aggie with John Lodge at Moody Blues Concert in Medford
Sacred Salmon Ceremony
Takelma Intertribal Project leaders, Dennis Martinez and Aggie, at Applegate (Kanaka Flat) Salmon Ceremony , mid-1990s
Takelma Intertribal Project leaders, Dennis Martinez and Aggie, at Applegate (Kanaka Flat) Salmon Ceremony, mid-1990s
Sacred Salmon Ceremony
Aggie and family at Applegate Salmon Ceremony, mid-1990s
Aggie and family at Applegate Salmon Ceremony, mid-1990s
Sacred Salmon Ceremony
Aggie cleaning salmon with ferns at Applegate Salmon Ceremony, mid-1990s
Aggie cleaning salmon with ferns at Applegate Salmon Ceremony, mid-1990s
Sacred Salmon Ceremony
Daughters Nadine Martin and Mona Hudson at Applegate Salmon Ceremony, mid-1990s
Daughters Nadine Martin and Mona Hudson at Applegate Salmon Ceremony, mid-1990s
Sacred Salmon Ceremony
Salmon filets on traditional redwood skewers
Salmon filets on traditional redwood skewers
Sacred Salmon Ceremony
Salmon filets on redwood skewers
Salmon filets on redwood skewers
Sacred Salmon Ceremony
Salmon skewers around the fire pit
Salmon skewers around the fire pit
Sacred Salmon Ceremony
Daughter Mona Hudson and Barry Snitkin tending salmon skewers
Daughter Mona Hudson and Barry Snitkin tending salmon skewers
Sacred Salmon Ceremony
Salmon Feast at Kanaka Flat on the Applegate River
Salmon Feast at Kanaka Flat on the Applegate River, mid-1990s
Sacred Salmon Ceremony
Aggie with WWF Board Member, Bob Waterman, and former U.S. Secretary of the Interior, Bruce Babbitt, at Applegate Salmon Ceremony
Aggie with WWF Board Member, Bob Waterman, and former U.S. Secretary of the Interior, Bruce Babbitt, at Applegate Salmon Ceremony
13 Grandmother's Council
Grandma Aggie with Lakota elders Rita and Beatrice Long Visitor Holy Dance
Grandma Aggie with Lakota elders Rita and Beatrice Long Visitor Holy Dance
13 Grandmother's Council
First meeting of the International Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers in New York, 2004
First meeting of the International Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers in New York, 2004
13 Grandmother's Council
Authors Gloria Steinem and Alice Walker at Council Meeting in New York, 2004
Authors Gloria Steinem and Alice Walker at Council Meeting in New York, 2004
13 Grandmother's Council
Grandmothers and guests at Council Meeting in New York, 2004
Grandmothers and guests at Council Meeting in New York, 2004
13 Grandmother's Council
Author Luisah Saimai at Council Meeting in New York, 2004
Author Luisah Saimai at Council Meeting in New York, 2004
13 Grandmother's Council
Yupik dancer, Marie Meade, at Council Meeting in New York, 2004
Yupik dancer, Marie Meade, at Council Meeting in New York, 2004
13 Grandmother's Council
Aggie and Yupik dancer, Marie Meade, 2004
Aggie and Yupik dancer, Marie Meade, 2004
13 Grandmother's Council
International Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers and Jyoti, 2004
International Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers and Jyoti, 2004
13 Grandmother's Council
Clara Shinobu Iura welcomes Grandmothers to Mapia, Brazil, via the Amazon River, 2005
Clara Shinobu Iura welcomes Grandmothers to Vovos, Brazil, via the Amazon River, 2005
13 Grandmother's Council
Grandmothers head home via the Mapia and Amazon Rivers, 2005
Grandmothers head home via the Mapia and Amazon Rivers, 2005
13 Grandmother's Council
Grandmother Julietta Casimiro and translator Francoise Bourzat from Oaxaca, Mexico, 2006
Grandmother Julietta Casimiro and translator Francoise Bourzat from Oaxaca, Mexico, 2006