13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
A boy and his fishing pole

This is my son, Caden Murphy. He is seven and is enjoying a part of Cherokee National Holiday in Tahlequah, Oklahoma - the fishing derby event. Fishing is an American pastime, but also a way that our people sustained themselves years ago and many still do so.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2015
Date Uploaded: 09.2015
Photo Location: Tahlequah, Oklahoma, United States of America
Camera: iPhone 6
Copyright: © Jami Murphy