Angus McKay and Big Bear at Fort Pitt

Database ID25936
InstitutionSaskatchewan Archives Board
Fonds/CollectionSaskatchewan Archives Board Photo Collection
File/Item ReferenceSA-97
Date of creation1884
Physical description/extent1 photograph; 25 x 20
Number of images1
Scope and contentA photograph taken at Fort Pitt in 1884 by Ernest Brown. Angus McKay, chief factor is shown on the right holding up beaver skins. Chief Big Bear can be seen to his left, dressed for the picture. Also includes E. Dufresne (bearded), the HBC Cook, Stanley Simpson (holding book) HBC Clerk, and Constable Loasby of the North West Mounted Police (seated).
Restrictions on accessSee Saskatchewan Archives Board
ContributerBrown, Ernest
Copyright holderPublic domain
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Primary MediaPhotographs
Provenance Access PointSaskatchewan Archives Board Photo Collection
PlaceFort Pitt, Saskatchewan, Canada
Treaty boundariesTreaty 6
Cultural regionPlains
NamesBig Bear, ca. 1828-1889 (Chief)
Brown, Ernest
Dufresne, Eduoard
McKay, Angus
Simpson, Stanley
Hudson's Bay Company
Fur Trade
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Northwest Resistance
Date Range(s)1880-1889
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