Waiser - Loyal Till Death: Indians and the Northwest Rebellion - Photographs - Alexander Morris

Database ID32236
InstitutionUniversity of Saskatchewan Archives
Fonds/CollectionBill Waiser fonds
File/Item ReferenceMG192_SIII-B19-Photos-Alexander (Box 19)
Date of creationn.d.
Physical description/extent1 photograph; b&w; 17 mm x 11.5 mm
Number of images1
Historical noteLoyal Till Death: Indians and the North West Rebellion was co-authored with Professor Blair Stonechild, head of Indigenous Studies at the First Nations University of Canada. The book was praised for its sensitivity in telling the stories of Indians during this turbulent time. It won a 1997 Saskatchewan Book Award for First Peoples Publishing and was a finalist for the Governor Generals Literary Award for non-fiction.Alexander Morris (1826-1889) negotiated Treaties Three through Six with the Native people of western Canada and, in 1876, concluded a treaty with refugee Sioux fleeing the United States Army.
Scope and contentPortrait of Alexander Morris. Caption from Waiser/Stonechild book: "Alexander Morris, lieutenant governor of the North-West Territories, negotiated Treaty Six on behalf of the Canadian government."
Copyright holderPublic domain
Copyright expiry datePublic domain
Other terms governing use and reproductionResponsibility regarding questions of copyright that may arise in the use of any images is assumed by the researcher. Contact the Provincial Archives of Manitoba for permission.
Primary MediaPhotographs
Provenance Access PointWaiser, William Andrew, 1953 - . (historian)
Location of originalsPhoto credit: Provincial Archives of Manitoba.
Other numbers/identificationMG 3696. Labelled '3' on back of photograph.
Other notesPhotograph found on page 11, Loyal Till Death: Indians and the Northwest Rebellion.
Treaty boundariesTreaty 6
Cultural regionPlains
NamesMorris, Alexander
Waiser, William Andrew (Bill)
SubjectGovernment officials
Treaty -- Treaty 6
Date Range(s)1880-1889
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