Rebellion, 1885 - Last Stand of Almighty Voice / The most thrilling incident in the history of the Royal North-West Mounted Police - Mae Harris Anson

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Database ID24500
InstitutionUniversity of Saskatchewan Archives
Fonds/CollectionJ.E. Murray fonds
File/Item ReferenceMG60_E-IV-A-6 (Vol. 58)
Date of creation[1907?]
Physical description/extent1 article; 8 pages of textual records
Number of images8
Historical noteThe story of Almighty Voice begins when he kills a stray cow for his wedding feast. In the aftermath of Almighty Voice's escape from jail, ensued one of the longest manhunts ending in death for Sergeant Colebrook of the North West Mounted Police; and ultimately the death of Almighty Voice and two of his friends, when they were cornered in a bluff east of Duck Lake, some 18 months later in May 1897.
Scope and contentA typed transcription of a Sunday Record-Herald (location unknown) newspaper article of the story of Almighty Voice. A sympathetic portrayal of Almighty Voice for that time. Item found within folder 1 of file Rebellion, 1885.
Copyright holderPublic domain
Copyright expiry datePublic domain
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Primary MediaTextual documents
Specific document typesArticles
Provenance Access PointMurray, Jean Elizabeth, 1901-1981
PlaceDuck Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada
Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada
Treaty boundariesTreaty 6
Cultural regionPlains
NamesAlmighty Voice ** [kâ-kisçyo-manitowçw / kâ-kisîwçt
Colebrook, C.C., d. 1885 (NWMP Sergeant)
Cook, Richard
Grundy, George
Little Saulteaux
News and Reporting -- Articles
Search description
Date Range(s)1890-1899
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