Indian Artifacts

Database ID28813
InstitutionPrince Albert Historical Society
Fonds/CollectionPAHS Archives collection
File/Item Reference76-57
Date of creation1979-2002
Physical description/extent1 file; 2 mm
Number of images1
Scope and contentFile contains a variety of documents pertaining to First Nations artifacts in the Prince Albert Historical Museum's possession, and general information. Included are correspondence between the PAHS and the Ontario Department of Education, and Ontario Provincial Museum regarding assistance in classifying artifacts, the description of an "Indian Chief Medal" awarded for serving the British Crown during the American Revolutionary War, an article from the Naitional Museum of Man discussing Aboriginal cradle boards, an article discussing a pipe ceremony (origin unstated), a diagram of a tipi and the symbolic value assigned to its various pieces, and an article entitled "History hunteres: family has collected thousands of artifacts from Saskatchewan's past" from the June 16, 2002 edition of "Rural Roots," a local newsheet from the Prince Albert area. The collection discussed includes a wide array of Aboriginal artifacts collected by the Clouthier family. File also includes an article from the July 1966 edition of "The Beaver" entitled "Pemmican and how to make it."
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Primary MediaTextual documents
Provenance Access PointPAHS Archives
PlaceLa Ronge, Saskatchewan, Canada
Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada
Buffalo Narrows, Saskatchewan, Canada
Treaty boundariesTreaty 6
Canada -- National
Cultural regionPlains
Canada -- National
NamesBorthwick, Hazel
Clouthier, Jim
Clouthier, Loretta
George III, 1738-1820 (British King)
Isham, James
MacDonell, W.A. (Rev.)
The Beaver
Thompson, David, 1770-1857 (English explorer)
SubjectArt and Artifacts -- Handicrafts
Art and Artifacts -- Stonework
Art and Artifacts -- Tools
Art and Artifacts
Culture -- Spirituality
Culture -- Totems
Indigenous Peoples General
Coast Salish
Date Range(s)1970-1979
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