Waiser - Loyal Till Death: Indians and the Northwest Rebellion - Photographs - Imasees

Database ID32235
InstitutionUniversity of Saskatchewan Archives
Fonds/CollectionBill Waiser fonds
File/Item ReferenceMG192_SIII-B19-Photos-Imasees (Box 19)
Date of creationMarch 1897
Physical description/extent1 photograph; b&w; 16.5 mm x 11.5 mm
Number of images1
Historical noteLoyal Till Death: Indians and the North West Rebellion was co-authored with Professor Blair Stonechild, head of Indigenous Studies at the First Nations University of Canada. The book was praised for its sensitivity in telling the stories of Indians during this turbulent time. It won a 1997 Saskatchewan Book Award for First Peoples Publishing and was a finalist for the Governor Generals Literary Award for non-fiction.
Scope and contentHead and shoulders image of Imasees, son of Big Bear. Caption from Waiser/Stonechild book: "Big Bear's son, Imasees, contradicted his father at every opportunity and eventually assumed leadership of the band."
Copyright holderPublic domain
Copyright expiry datePublic domain
Other terms governing use and reproductionResponsibility regarding questions of copyright that may arise in the use of any images is assumed by the researcher. Contact Library and Archives Canada for permission.
Primary MediaPhotographs
Provenance Access PointWaiser, William Andrew, 1953 - . (historian)
Location of originalsPhoto credit: Library and Archives Canada.
Other numbers/identificationPA 27861. Labelled '74' on back of photograph.
Other notesPhotograph found on page 172, Loyal Till Death: Indians and the Northwest Rebellion.
PlaceCut Knife Hill, Saskatchewan, Canada
Treaty boundariesTreaty 6
Cultural regionPlains
NamesBig Bear ** [mistahi-maskwa
Imasees (Little Bear)
Waiser, William Andrew (Bill)
Northwest Resistance
Date Range(s)1880-1889
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