Bronze Plate on "North West Rebellion" Memorial, Battleford

Database ID25964
InstitutionSaskatchewan Archives Board
Fonds/CollectionSaskatchewan Archives Board Photo Collection
File/Item ReferenceS-B276
Date of creationn.d.
Physical description/extent1 photograph; 6.5 x 8.5
Number of images1
Scope and contentPlaque on the "North West Rebellion" Monument at Memorial Park in Battleford, SK. For a picture of the entire monument see S-B275. The Plaque reads: "North West Rebellion Battleford, Sacked by the Rebel Cree Indians Under Poundmaker Here on 26th May 1885 After The Battle of Batoche and the Capture of Riel Poundmaker and his Band Surrendered to General Middleton" and was produced by the Historical Monuments Board of Canada, presumably sometime in the early twentieth century.
Restrictions on accessSee Saskatchewan Archives Board
Copyright holderUnknown
Copyright expiry dateUnknown
Primary MediaPhotographs
Provenance Access PointSaskatchewan Archives Board Photo Collection
Other notesSee also S-B275
Language of materialEnglish
PlaceBattleford, Saskatchewan, Canada
Batoche, Saskatchewan, Canada
Fort Battleford, Saskatchewan, Canada
Poundmaker Cree Nation, Saskatchewan, Canada
Treaty boundariesTreaty 6
Cultural regionPlains
NamesMiddleton, Frederick Dobson, 1825-1898
Poundmaker, ca. 1842-1886 (Chief)
Riel, Louis, 1844-1885
SubjectTreaty -- Treaty 6
Northwest Resistance
Indigenous Peoples General
Early European Settlers
External representations
Date Range(s)1880-1889
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