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Cree Chief Big Bear
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Cree Chief Big Bear
1885, by Oliver Buell

Aware of the value of images of the North West Rebellion in eastern markets, Buell photographed a number of the Indian leaders over the summer of 1885, such as this portrait of Big Bear in leg irons.

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