Beardy's drum group and W.R. Cameron

Database ID24227
InstitutionUniversity of Saskatchewan Libraries Special Collections
Fonds/CollectionMorton Manuscripts Collection
File/Item ReferenceC550-2-3.18-p1
Date of creation13 July 1891
Physical description/extent1 photograph; sepia; 28 x 23 cm
1 negative
Number of images1
Scope and contentImage of Beardy's drum group with W.R. Cameron. Some of the men are wearing traditional costume; several men hold pipes and six men are seated around a drum. Photo taken in Duck Lake, NWT. Originally identified as "Beardy's warriors", photo is believed to have been taken at a sports day, Duck Lake, NWT. A family member has identified the following individuals: Standing Left to Right: Omin?k?w, John Matheson’s father (Stone Stand - Asiniwkapiw), S?s?kwew, W?c?kam, Ananas, Joe Good Day (Kamiyok?sik?w), Yellow Blanket (Os?wakohp?w?yin), Blow Horn (S?p?kw?skan), M?kiscikw?nis, Charlie Lacree, Black Hand (Kaskit?wc?c?) Sitting left to right: Inciw?yis, Katikoho Around drum left to right: W?pistikw?n, Yahyahkeekoot, M?c?s, Kitim?k?yan (Poorman), Okemaysim, Nayt?wk?wiyiniw (Gamble)
Copyright holderPublic domain
Primary MediaPhotographs
Provenance Access PointMorton, A.S.
Treaty boundariesTreaty 6
Cultural regionPlains
NamesBeardy ** [kâ-mîyastowçsit
SubjectArt and Artifacts -- Beadwork
Art and Artifacts -- Clothing
Date Range(s)1890-1899
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