"Transfer of the head dress ceremony", standing full dress

Database ID25797
InstitutionSaskatchewan Archives Board
Fonds/CollectionT.R. Melville-Ness Photograph Collection
File/Item ReferenceMN-B 2630
Date of creation1951
Physical description/extent1 negative; b&w; 9 x 6 cm
Number of images1
Scope and content"Transfer of the head dress" ceremony where Governor General Viscount Alexander was made honorary Chief Pit-O-To-Ken (Eagle Head) of the Kainai at Stand-Off, Alberta. Image depicts members standing (possibly dancing) in a circle. Onlookers behind a fenced area.
Restrictions on accessThere are no restrictions on access.
ContributerMelville-Ness. Thomas R.
Copyright holderPublic domain
Copyright expiry datePublic domain
Other terms governing use and reproductionResearchers must contact the Saskatchewan Archives Board (Saskatoon office) for permission to use / reproduce this image.
Primary MediaPhotographs
Provenance Access PointT.R. Melville-Ness Photograph Collection
PlaceStand Off, Alberta, Canada
Treaty boundariesTreaty 7
Cultural regionPlains
NamesAlexander, Harold Rupert Leofric George, 1891-1969 (1st Earl Alexander of Tunis)
Blackfoot Confederacy - Kainai (Blood)
Date Range(s)1950-1959
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