Transfer of the Head Dress Ceremony

Database ID26995
InstitutionSaskatchewan Archives Board
Fonds/CollectionT.R. Melville-Ness Photograph Collection
File/Item ReferenceS-MN-B-2629
Date of creation1951
Physical description/extent1 negative; 9 x 6
Number of images1
Scope and content"Transfer of the head dress" ceremony where Governor General Viscount Alexander was made an honorary chief of a Blood Indian band at Stand Off, Alberta. Chief Shot-Both-Sides second from right.
Restrictions on accessSee Saskatchewan Archives Board
Copyright holderUnknown
Copyright expiry dateUnknown
Primary MediaPhotographs
Provenance Access PointT.R. Melville-Ness Photograph Collection
Language of materialEnglish
PlaceStand Off, Alberta, Canada
Treaty boundariesTreaty 7
Cultural regionPlains
NamesAlexander, Harold Rupert Leofric George, 1891-1969 (1st Earl Alexander of Tunis)
Shot Both Sides, 1873-1955 (Chief)
SubjectAwards -- Honorary Chieftainship
Date Range(s)1950-1959
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