Riel Rebellion troops in the Touchwood Hills

Database ID27761
InstitutionSaskatoon Public Library Local History Room
Fonds/CollectionGeneral Photographs Collection
File/Item ReferenceLH-2033
Date of creation1885
Physical description/extent1 photograph; b&w; 24 cm X 16 cm
Number of images1
Scope and contentRiel Rebellion troops (Canadian militia?) in the Touchwood Hills, east of Humboldt, en route to Long Lake, N.W.T. Man on white horse is General Middleton, according to Aboriginal archivist Wes Fineday. (See RDB). There were several successive HBC fur trade ports in Touchwood Hills. Note telegraph poles.
Restrictions on accessThere are no restrictions on access.
ContributerBuell, Oliver B.
Copyright holderpublic domain
Other terms governing use and reproductionCredit Saskatoon Public Library - Local History Room.
Primary MediaPhotographs
Provenance Access PointGeneral Photographs Collection
Language of materialEnglish
Treaty boundariesTreaty 4
Cultural regionPlains
NamesMiddleton, Frederick Dobson, 1825-1898
SubjectNorthwest Resistance
Government departments -- Militia and Defense
Date Range(s)1880-1889
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