Stand Off, Alta. on Blood Reserve

Database ID27753
InstitutionSaskatoon Public Library Local History Room
Fonds/CollectionGeneral Photographs Collection
File/Item ReferenceLH-2169
Date of creation1946-1952
Physical description/extent1 photograph; b&w; 17 cm X 12 cm
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 on the left and John Cotton on the right, the medicine man performing initiation ceremony. Alexander of Tunis stands in the centre wearing a headdress.
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
NamesAlexander, Harold Rupert Leofric George, 1891-1969 (1st Earl Alexander of Tunis)
Cotton, John
Creighton, Percy
Government officials
Date Range(s)1940-1949
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