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Title: Belt in Honour of 250th Anniversary of Hudson's Bay Company

Date: 1920

Additional Creator Information: Anishinabe

Medium: stroud, wool, glass beads, bias tape

This belt was worn in Winnipeg by an Anishinabe man to commemorate the 250th Anniversary of the Hudson's Bay Company. Can you see the trade taking place between the Company employee and a First Nations person? What is being traded? What do you think the white line between the two figures represents?

Collection Area: Native North America

Rights Holder: Collection of Glenbow Museum

Catalogue No: AP 668

Image No: P0012250

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This artifact can be used in conjunction with Honouring Tradition: Reframing Native Art education guide from the online teacher's resource series 21st Century Learning: Links to Our Collection.


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