4 men at Sun Dance

Database ID25840
InstitutionSaskatchewan Archives Board
Fonds/CollectionSaskatchewan Archives Board Photo Collection
File/Item ReferenceS-A-95
Date of creation1913
Physical description/extent1 photograph; b&w; 14 cm x 9 cm
Number of images1
Scope and contentImage of 4 young men in traditional dress. Description on back reads: " This picture was taken in the summer of 1913 at an Indian Sun Dance held between Mr. Moise L'Heureaux's ranch and Cochin the usual place for holding Sun dances, at this particular dance the Indians were asking their gods for rain. Picture taken and finished by Mabel Devlin School teacher at St Hippolyte at the time. She is now Mrs. J.D. Paulhus of Vawn. Mr. Paul L'Heureux of Jack Fish who spoke Cree assisted in persuading these gentlemen to pose."
Restrictions on accessThere are no restrictions on access.
ContributerDevlin, Mabel
Copyright holderpublic
Primary MediaPhotographs
Provenance Access PointSaskatchewan Archives Board Photo Collection
PlaceCochin, Saskatchewan, Canada
Treaty boundariesTreaty 6
Cultural regionPlains
Culture -- Dance
Art and Artifacts -- Clothing
Date Range(s)1910-1919
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