An Indian encampment on the Fraser River. Encampment of Scachett [sic] [Skagit?] Indians at New Westminster Fraser River Brit. Columbia who came to celebrate the Queens [sic] Birthday and engage in the Canoe Races on that occasion. The blurred figures of an Indian woman, and child, the first separating the childs [sic] hair whose head is resting against the womans [sic] knees, catching the lice, and cracking them between her teeth; I have seen this done very many times F. Dally.
[Crossed out] Harrison River [Replaced with] Musquiam [Musqueam]] Indians encamped at New Westminster, Fraser River. B.C. Indian woman in tent examining a childs [sic] head for live stock, and cracking the captured ones between her teeth, but moved in her efforts, which has blurred the otherwise pretty picture - a solemen [sic] fact. F. Dally.
[In pencil] Indians encamped on the Fraser River. [In ink] Harrison River Indians encamped on the Fraser River - May 24th 1869.