Stand Off, Alta. on Blood Reserve

Database ID27752
InstitutionSaskatoon Public Library Local History Room
Fonds/CollectionGeneral Photographs Collection
File/Item ReferenceLH-2168
Date of creation1946-1952
Physical description/extent1 photograph; b&w
Number of images1
Scope and contentA photograph taken at Stand Off, Alta. on Blood Reserve. Shows a ceremony in which Alexander of Tunis, Governor General, was inducted into Kainai Chieftanship. Part of a series of photographs, LH 2166-2169. In this photograph, Percy Creighton stands in centre holding "weasel tail robe", formerly owned by Red Crow, Blood war chief and signator to Treaty 7. Robe now in Alberta provincial Museum. John Cotton, kneeling at right, is medicine man performing initiation ceremony.
Restrictions on accessThere are no restrictions on access.
Copyright holderpublic domain
Other terms governing use and reproductionCredit Saskatoon Public Library - Local History Room.
Primary MediaPhotographs
Provenance Access PointGeneral Photographs Collection
PlaceStand Off, Alberta, Canada
Treaty boundariesTreaty 7
Cultural regionPlains
NamesCotton, John
Creighton, Percy
Red Crow
Government officials
Date Range(s)1940-1949
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