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1974 Indian Princess Sask Pageant

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File contains 10 negatives from the Saskatchewan Indian Princess Pageant (Prince Albert, Saskatchewan?), taken on September 6, 1974. This part has 2 scanned negatives showing a woman in traditional dress being crowned Indian Princess by another woman in contemporary dress.
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1974 Indian Princess Sask Pageant

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File contains 10 negatives from the Saskatchewan Indian Princess Pageant (Prince Albert, Saskatchewan?), taken on September 6, 1974. This part has 2 scanned negatives showing a woman in traditional dress being crowned Indian Princess by another woman in contemporary dress.
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2 Eskimo Children

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Author/Creator
R.J. Billyard (photographer)
Description
Two Inuit children posing outdoors for camera.
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4 Men at Sun Dance

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Author/Creator
Mabel Devlin
Description
Image of 4 young men in traditional dress. Description on back reads: " This picture was taken in the summer of 1913 at an Indian Sun Dance held between Mr. Moise L'Heureaux's ranch and Cochin the usual place for holding Sun dances, at this particular dance the Indians were asking their gods for rain. Picture taken and finished by Mabel Devlin School teacher at St Hippolyte at the time. She is now Mrs. J.D. Paulhus of Vawn. Mr. Paul L'Heureux of Jack Fish who spoke Cree assisted in persuading these gentlemen to pose."
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91st Battalion, Qu'Appelle, N.W.T. - [1885?].

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[O.B. Buell] (photographer)
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Group photograph of the 91th Battalion of Winnipeg. Men in photograph not identified by rows; Lieut.Col. Thos. Scott, M.P., Commanding; Majors, D.H. McMillan and Stuart Mulvey; Adjutant, Capt. W.C. Copeland; Quartermaster, Capt. W.H. Bruce; Surgeon, Maurice M. Seymour; Asst.-Surgeon, Frank Keele; Inspector of Musketry, A.W. Laws; Capts. J.A. McD. Rowe, Thos. Wastie, Wm. Sheppard, S.J. Jackson, J.H. Kennedy, J.C. Waugh, R.W.A. Rolph, Jno. Crawford; Liets., F.I. Bamford, E.C. Smith, R.C. Brown, J.B. Rutherford, Major A. Cotes, Feo. A. Gilan, A. Monkman, A.P. Cameron; 2nd Lieuts., W.J.
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Aboriginal Constable

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A photograph of an Aboriginal (Cree) man wearing a military style outfit and holding a rifle. He wears a gun belt with ammunition and a revolver on his right hip. The gun belt and revolver are probably George Mann Jr's property, and it is likely that he staged this photograph. A gun belt and revolver are artifacts held by a direct descendant of Mann Jr. Picture was possibly taken on Onion Lake or Saddle Lake reserve between 1900 and 1930. Mann was known to visit these areas well into the 1920s.

 

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Aboriginal Couple

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An Aboriginal man and woman posing for camera in western clothing. Most likely at Hazelton, BC.

Historical note:

On information card: Photograph of historic value taken by one of the first cameras in the Territory [NWT].
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Aboriginal Family by Teepee

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Family by Tipi
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A photograph of a Metis? man with a Cree? woman and her child standing outside a teepee. Picture possibly taken by George Mann family who worked with Cree people in Onion Lake, Saddle Lake and Hobbema reserves between 1883 and 1916. Members of the family were known to continue to visit these areas well into the 1920s.

 

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Aboriginal Family Outside Teepee

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A photograph of an Aboriginal man, woman and child outside their teepee. Picture possibly taken by George Mann family who worked with Cree people in Onion Lake, Saddle Lake and Hobbema reserves between 1883 and 1916. Members of the family were known to continue to visit these areas well into the 1920s.
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Aboriginal Group Photo

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A photograph of a group of Aboriginal (Cree) people standing in a row. Two of the women hold infants. They are well dressed in western style clothing: long dresses on the women and jackets and vests for the two men. Most of them have braided hair. A tent and wagon are visible in the background.
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Aboriginal People at Ceremony

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Author/Creator
George Mann Jr. (photographer)
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A photograph of a group of Aboriginal women and children sitting in the shade of a car with a ceremonial lodge? visible on the right, possibly near Onion Lake, Saskatchewan. Cut trees lie in the foreground. Picture probably taken by George Mann Jr. family who homesteaded in the area. Mann Jr was a telegraph line man for the Government of Canada and would often visit Onion Lake when he checked the line.
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Aboriginal Woman Wearing Leather Dress

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Image of an Aboriginal woman wearing a leather dress and holding a wooden handle [of an ax]. On back of photograph: "Leather dress made by Mrs. Andrew McDiarmid. Think of the north. Ellen."
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Aboriginal Womens Council of Saskatchewan Meeting

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File contains two negatives from a meeting of the Aboriginal Women's Council of Saskatchewan, presumably held in Prince Albert, SK, on January 26, 1989. Two scanned images show two Council members with educational materials.
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Adams, Dr. Howard

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File contains a black and white photograph of Dr. Howard Adams, no date given.

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Admin of Ed facilities for Indian People

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File contains 2 negatives of an unidentified Administrator of Aboriginal Education facilities, presumably in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, March 23, 1966. Scanned image shows two men and two women posing for a portrait (presumably one of whom is said administrator).
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Adolphus Nolin

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Black and white photograph of Adolphus Nolin, a Metis man who reportedly saved two women after the Frog Lake Massacre. On the back of the photo is written: In 1885, "A tall, dark, smooth-faced, athletic fellow of twenty-five." W. B. Cameron.
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Adult Inuk guide. - Portrait.

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Author/Creator
Hans Dommasch
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Guide wearing fur trimmed parka. Description by Dommasch: "Arctic Circle #1 Wager Bay; July 1990. Native guide-Inuit and his daughter". In [Nunavut].
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Adult Inuk guide. - Portrait.

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Hans Dommasch
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Portrait of adult male Inuk guide wearing red ski jacket. Description by Dommasch: "Arctic Circle #1 Wager Bay; July 1990. Native guide-Inuit and his daughter". In [Nunavut].
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Adult Inuk Male Skinning Seal.

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Hans Dommasch
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Description by Dommasch: "Arctic Circle #1 Wager Bay; July 1990. A seal caught in a fishing net is skinned". In [Nunavut].
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Adult Inuk Male Skinning Seal.

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Hans Dommasch
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Description by Dommasch: "Arctic Circle #1 Wager Bay; July 1990. A seal caught in a fishing net is skinned". In [Nunavut].
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Ahenakew, Andrew (Rev.)

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File contains a black and white photograph of the Reverend Andrew Ahenakew, Anglican clergyman and Cree healer.
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Ahenakew, Arnold

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File contains a black and white photograph of Arnold Ahenakew of Prince Albert, SK.
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Ahenakew, David

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File contains five black and white photographs of David Ahenakew, including one in Canadian Forces Uniform.

Historical note:

David Ahenakew (born July 28, 1933) is a Canadian First Nations politician, and former National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations. Ahenakew is a controversial public figure in Canada due to anti-semetic comments regarding World War 2 and the Holocaust.
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Albert Moore and Jeremiah Nawakayas

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unknown
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A photograph of Albert Moore and Jeremiah Nawakayas of the Shoal Lake (Pakwaw) Reserve. They wear dark suits and dark broad brimmed hats. There appear to have military style service medals pinned to their lapels.

Historical note:

A genealogical chart of the Nawakayas Family can be seen on p. 129 of Red Earth Crees by David Meyer. Jeremiah Nawakayas died in 1940.
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Alexander Morris

Alternate Title
Loyal till Death: Indians and the North-West Rebellion
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Caption:: "Alexander Morris, Lieutenant Governor of the North-West Territories, negotiated Treaty Six on behalf of the Canadian government." From the book Loyal till Death: Indians and the North-West Rebellion by Blair Stonechild and Bill Waiser.
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All Saints Basketball Team Senior Men

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File contains 14 negatives from the Senior Mens Basketball team from the All Saints Residential School in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, November 26, 1966. Scanned image shows a male basketball player from the All Saints team.
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All Saints Grade VIII Grads

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File contains 1 image of Grade Eight graduates from the All Saints Residential School in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan on June 6, 1962.
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All Saints WA Tea

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File contains 3 negatives from the All Saints (Residential School) Women's Auxillary Tea held on June 7, 1963 in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. Scanned negative shows women from the Auxillary organization.
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Allan Fox in headdress

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A head and shoulders photograph of Allen Fox, a Sweet Grass Reserve First Nations Chief in a full head-dress.
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Allen Ahenakew and E.R. Conn

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Allen Ahenakew, Interpreter, and E.R. Conn, Federal Supervisor of Indian Affairs, at microphones at the Trappers Convention in Prince Albert, SK, 1961.
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Almighty Voice Jr. and twins

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Black and white photograph of indigenous man Almighty Voice Jr. and his infant twin boys, all in European clothing.
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Ambroise Lepine

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Portrait of Ambroise Lepine. The "Lepine Flat" District between St. Laurent and St. Louis, Saskatchewan was settled by Lepine.
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Ambrose Lepine

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Negative of a black and white photograph of Ambrose Lepine
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"Anglican Church at Lac la Ronge"

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Author/Creator
Christina Bateman (photographer)
Description
Picture of group posing outside the Anglican Church in La Ronge, SK. Description reads: "Rev. Hines, minister and in charge of nearby Mission School for Indian Children." Taken during trip of Christina Bateman and Annie McKay to La Ronge, 1919.
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