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Image No: NA-12-1

Title: Rainy Chief, head chief of the Bloods.

Date: 1875

Remarks: Sketch. Rainy Chief died in 1878.

Subject(s): Sketches / Blood - Personalities

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Image No: NA-2323-1

Title: Peigan pupils at Brantford Mohawk Institute, Ontario.

Date: [ca. 1880s]

Remarks: L-R: Little Ears; Many Guns.
Probably only students to be sent that far for schooling, at the time.

Subject(s): Peigan - Personalities / Peigan - Clothing / Furniture / Peigan - Children / Children

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Image No: NA-342-1

Title: Group of Peigans at Blackfeet Agency, Badger Creek, Montana.

Date: [ca. 1881]

Remarks: L-R back row: unknown; unknown; Eagle Head; unknown; unknown; unknown; Hind Bull; Blackfoot Old Woman.
L-R middle row: Bull Back Fat; Eagle Ribs; Morning Writing; unknown.
L-R front row: Dave Mills (maybe Jack Royal); Running Rabbit.
See NA-5084-1 for a complete view of the same image.

Subject(s): Badger Creek, Montana / Peigan - Personalities

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Image No: NA-1104-1

Title: Chief Crowfoot and children, southern Alberta.

Date: 1884

Photographer/Illustrator: Brook, Robert Goldthorpe

Remarks: This is a powerful and tragic image in that within two years of it being taken, all nine children, some of whom were Crowfoot's own, had died of tuberculosis.

Subject(s): Blackfoot - Clothing / Blackfoot - Children / Blackfoot - Personalities

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Image No: NA-5-15

Title: Page from "First Reader in the English and Blackfoot Languages".

Date: 1886

Remarks: Sketch. Depicts the Canadian Pacific Railway arriving at Calgary, Alberta.

Subject(s): Railways - Locomotives / Canadian Pacific Railway - Locomotives / Carriages and carts / Horses in transportation / Sketches / Blackfoot - Education / Calgary, Alberta - Railway stations / Calgary, Alberta - Transportation

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Image No: NA-5084-1

Title: Piegan men at Blackfeet Agency, Badger Creek, Montana, USA.

Date: 1890

Remarks: Front row, L-R: ___, Black Weasel, ___, Dave Mills, Running Rabbit; centre row, L-R: Bull Back Fat, Eagle Ribs, ___, Morning Writing, ___; back row, L-R: (first eight persons unknown), Eagle Head, ___,___,___, Hind Bull, Blackfoot Old Woman. Copied from PA-2926-2. See NA-342-1 for another view of this image.

Subject(s): Piegan (USA) - Personalities

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Image No: NA-517-1

Title: Medicine pipe of Red Crow, head chief of Bloods.

Date: [ca. 1893]

Photographer/Illustrator: Wilson, Robert Nathaniel

Subject(s): Tobacco-pipes / Blood - Rites and ceremonies

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Image No: NA-535-1

Title: Cree people dancing at Lacombe, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1893]

Photographer/Illustrator: Playle, W., Innisfail and Olds, Alberta

Subject(s): Lacombe, Alberta - Buildings / Flags / Cree - Dances / Cree - Clothing / Horses in transportation

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Image No: NA-43-1

Title: Bloods at St. Paul's Anglican Mission, Blood reserve, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1900]

Remarks: L-R: Strangling Wolf, minor chief; Bull Shield, minor chief; Joe Healy (Flying Chief).

Subject(s): Blood - Personalities / Blood - Clothing / Anglican Church - Missions / Churches - Interiors / Blood reserve, Alberta - Personalities / Musical instruments / St. Paul's Anglican Mission, Blood reserve, Alberta

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Image No: NA-43-2

Title: Bloods in group.

Date: [ca. 1900]

Remarks: Five men - at left is Heavy Shield, minor chief.

Subject(s): Blood - Personalities / Blood - Clothing

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