"Transfer of the Head Dress" Ceremony

Database ID25928
InstitutionSaskatchewan Archives Board
Fonds/CollectionSaskatchewan Archives Board Photo Collection
File/Item ReferenceMN-B-2626
Date of creation1951
Physical description/extent1 negative; b&w; 9cm x 6cm
Number of images1
Scope and content"Transfer of the head dress" ceremony where Governor General Viscount Alexander was made honorary chief of the Blood Indian band at Stand Off, Alberta. He became Chief Pit-O-To-Ka, or Chief Eagle Head. Several people wearing head dresses with a Mountie in formal uniform in the foreground.
Restrictions on accessThere are no restrictions on access.
ContributerMelville-Ness, Thomas R.
Copyright holderUnknown
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Primary MediaPhotographs
Provenance Access PointSaskatchewan Archives Board Photo Collection
PlaceStand Off, Alberta, Canada
Treaty boundariesTreaty 7
Cultural regionNorthwest Coast
NamesAlexander, Harold Rupert Leofric George, 1891-1969 (1st Earl Alexander of Tunis)
Government officials
Date Range(s)1950-1959
Permanent Link https://digital.scaa.sk.ca/ourlegacy/permalink/25928