Roman Catholic Residential School, Onion Lake

Database ID28186
InstitutionUniversity of Saskatchewan Archives
Fonds/CollectionGeorge Gwynne Mann Family Fonds
File/Item ReferenceMannphoto 7
Date of creation[ca. 1890s]
Physical description/extentone photograph; b&w; 12 cm x 17 cm
Number of images1
Scope and contentA photograph of the Roman Catholic Residential School, Onion Lake in the 1890s. A large group of students stand in front of the school dressed in western clothing. Several of the girls wear matching dresses. A group of four nuns and a non-Aboriginal woman and boy are at the right. An Aboriginal family with baby and small girl are at far left and three priests in black robes stand between them and the students.
Restrictions on accessThere are no restrictions on access.
Copyright holderPublic domain
Primary MediaPhotographs
Provenance Access PointMann, George 1843-1916 (Indian agent)
Location of originalsPlease credit Glenbow Museum PA-881-15
Other notesRelated family materials can be found at Saskatchewan Archives Board, Regina and Saskatoon offices, and at the Glenbow Archives in Calgary, Alberta.
Treaty boundariesTreaty 6
Cultural regionPlains
Schools -- Residential
Churches -- Roman Catholic
Religion -- Christianity
Date Range(s)1890-1899
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