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Photo 1 of 18. | | |

Bucking the Rapids, Saskatoon, Canada.

Postcard showing two men in a canoe on the South Saskatchewan River. Only a few houses dot the riverbank and horizon.

Date: [ca. 1909].

Photographer: McKenzie, Peter.

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Canoe teams.

Water-level shot of canoe teams competing in Louis Riel Relay race.

Date: ca 1973.

Photographer: Saskatoon Star Phoenix.

Copyright information: Saskatchewan Archives Board, credit Saskatoon Star Phoenix

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Photo 3 of 18. | | |

Canoeists on the river in Saskatoon.

Canoeists on the river by the dock of the Saskatoon Canoe Club boat house in Victoria Park.The city's downtown and the Broadway Bridge can be seen at the bend in the river.

Date: May 23, 1990.

Photographer: Creative Professional Photographers.

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Photo 4 of 18. | | |

Canoes in South Saskatchewan River.

Canoes in South Saskatchewan River (*). Some are lined up alongside a dock, while others appear to form a flotilla midstream. Houses are visible on riverbank opposite.

Photographer: Hillyard, Leonard A.

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Photo 5 of 18. | | |

Eight women in canoe.

Eight women in canoe on river in front of Broadway Bridge, identified as members of Canoe Club. "Grawanbasee" painted on side of boat. (See back for women's names.) Float won first prize in 1930 Traveller's Day Parade.

Date: July 1930.

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Photo 6 of 18. | | |

Louis Riel Day.

Scenes from Louis Riel Day 1983:

PH-SM-174-1 to PH-SM-174-9: Canoeists paddling across the river and walking about on the river bank

PH-SM-174-10 to PH-SM-174-14: Holubchi Eating Contest

PH-SM-174-15 and PH-SM-174-16: Band playing on CFQC stage; City of Saskatoon coat of arms visible in the background

PH-SM-174-17: Dismantling tarp-covered stage

PH-SM-174-18 to PH-SM-174-21: Crowd scenes

PH-SM-174-22: Sound system and techies are protected by the Vimy Memorial Bandstand.

Date: August 2, 1983.

Photographer: Martin, Sean.

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Louis Riel relay race.

photos if of the canoeists meeting the runners on the bank of the South Saskatchewan River of Diefenbaker Park

QC-4821-1: A runner carries a baton up the path from a river where a couple of canoes have landed. Spectators and officials line the riverbank

QC-4821-2: Spectators stand on the path and riverbank watching canoeists prepare to hoist the canoes to carry them

QC-4821-3: Canoeists with canoes and equipment stand at the river edge. Spectators stand and sit along the path and riverbank

QC-4821-4: Four canoes with four paddlers in each approach the riverbank. A man holding a young boy stands in the foreground

QC-4821-5: The canoeists arriving at the riverbank where the runners wait to receive the batons.

Date: [ca. 1969].

Photographer: CFQC staff.

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Photo 8 of 18. | | |

Louis Riel Relay Race.

QC-4976-8 - Four people in canoe, one person standing in river

QC-4976-9 - People stand by canoe

QC-4976-10 - Two canoes, four persons

QC-4976-11 - People on shore watching canoeists.

Date: [197-].

Photographer: CFQC staff.

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Photo 9 of 18. | | |

Louis Riel relay race.

QC-5115-4: crowds along the riverbank. The CFQC-TV mobile unit with a camera and cameraman on top are in the background

QC-5115-5: crowds along the riverbank with cleared path through the middle of them

QC-5115-6: canoes of paddlers are approaching the shore where crowds of people line the riverbank

QC-5115-7: close up of a canoe with three paddlers, one wearing a feather headdress?, nearing the shore

QC-5117-8: a Canoe nearing the riverbank where a number of people wait next to the water

QC-5115-9: see QC-5115-8

QC-5115-10: Close up of two paddlers in the water

QC-5115-11: Close up of a paddler in the water holding a canoe with his right hand and pointing with his left hand

QC-5115-12: see QC-5115-8

QC-5115-13: see QC-5115-1

QC-5115-14: see QC-5115.

Date: [ca. 1971].

Photographer: CFQC staff.

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Photo 10 of 18. | | |

Magistrate Murray standing in canoe.

Magistrate Murray beside Wollaston Lake standing in canoe with vista of lake in background.

Date: ca 1922.

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Photo 11 of 18. | | |

Man canoeing on a Northern Saskatchewan River.

Man canoeing on a Northern Saskatchewan River.

Date: ca 1922.

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Saskatoon Boat Club pier, at Avenue H South.

Saskatoon Boat Club pier, at Avenue H South, with houses and Power Plant visible on shore. Canoes, rowboats, motorboats, sailboats, and a small houseboat are moored. One canoe is named "Alma". Riverbank that appears opposite may be just around the bend.

Date: [between 1939 and 1946].

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Photo 13 of 18. | | |

Seven young men at Beaver Creek.

Seven young men at a location that looks like Beaver Creek. Three are in a canoe by water's edge; two more perform an acrobatic stunt on tree trunk above the canoe. One of the men is Olympic star Eddie Mather. See PH 96 24 for more details re series, and about Mather.

Date: [192-].

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Photo 14 of 18. | | |

Single canoer on water.

Single canoer on water, during 1975 Western Canada summer Games in Regina.

Date: 1975.

Photographer: Saskatchewan Government (staff)

Copyright information: Saskatchewan Archives Board

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Photo 15 of 18. | | |

Sparkman in loaded canoe.

Inspector Sparkman in loaded canoe next to motor board on riverbank in Northern Saskatchewan.

Date: 1922.

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Students of Mount Royal Collegiate.

Students of Mount Royal Collegiate who are members of the canoe club Les Voyageurs leave on a three-day canoe trip to Fish Creek and Batoche.

Date: May 31, 1986.

Photographer: Vinnick, Jeff (Star-Phoenix)

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Teams of Louis Riel Day racers on the river.

Views of teams in canoes on the river during races held on Louis Riel Day.

Date: 1975.

Photographer: Mitchelmore, Harold.

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Two men in a canoe.

Postcard showing two men in a canoe on the South Saskatchewan River. Only a few houses dot the riverbank and horizon.

Date: [ca. 1909].

Photographer: McKenzie, Peter.

Copyright information: Public domain

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