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Description found in Archives

Mistahi maskwa (Big Bear ca. 1825-1888), a Plains Cree chief. 

Date(s)

1885

Place

Regina, Sask.

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 photograph ; 215 x 131 mm
Positive Paper Silver - gelatine
Graphic (photo)
90: Open
Nil
Graphic (photo)
Copy negative C-001873
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
5
Graphic (photo)
90: Open
Box
02690
90: Open
Other accession no.
1966-094 NPC

Terms of use

Credit: O.B. Buell / Library and Archives Canada / C-001873
Restrictions on use: Nil
Copyright: Expired

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Sessional Papers credits photographer as "Prof. Buell"

Cree chiefs who were involved in North West Rebellion of 1885, in leg irons, photographed outside the North-West Mounted Police barracks, Regina, Sask., 1885

Described by the RECON project.

Exhibitions note
Aboriginal Portraits; Ed Tompkins, Jeffrey Thomas; National Archives: 1996.06.18-1996.11

Signatures and inscriptions
No. 6 Big Bear

Subject heading

1. INDIANS - COSTUMES.
2. INDIANS COSTUMES.
3. Cree.

Government

Other system control no.

3192597