This beautiful cascade is situated about nine miles from the junction of the Pelouse with Snake River, and is estimated at three hundred feet in height. According to an old tradition, the Great Spirit caused this barrier to rise, to prevent the salmon from passing to a band of Indians living on its headwaters, with whom he was displeased. [P. 67.]
Portraits of North American Indians, with Sketches of Scenery, etc., painted by J.M. Stanley. Deposited with the Smithsonian Institution. Washington: Smithsonian Institution. December, 1852.