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Fine Day on horseback.

Close up portrait of Fine Day on horseback. Fine Day was Poundmaker's Chief Warrior at the Battle of Cut Knife Hill during the Riel Rebellion of 1885. He is shown wearing an elaborate headpiece mounted with buffalo horns and trimmed with weasel skins. Fine Day died on January 8, 1942 at the age of 94.

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Portrait of Fine Day on horseback.

Portrait of Fine Day on horseback.

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Portrait of Ambroise Lepine.

Head and shoulder portrait of Ambroise "Jim" Lepine, brother of Maxine, who was politically active in Metis struggle.

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Head and shoulders of Dr. J. Willoughby.

Head and shoulders of Dr. J. Willoughby, early Saskatoon Doctor and Businessman, on city council and Board of Trade, testified at Riel Trials.

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Winter scene labelled "Fort Carlton N.W.T.".

Winter scene labelled "Fort Carlton N.W.T." showing fortifications. River and bank beyond visible in distance, bushes and path with solitary figure in foreground. Fort was also known as Carlton House, though there were forts at various locations with that name. This may be the one built in 1810 at site west of Duck Lake. Accidentally burned in 1885.

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Map of Whitecap Reserve.

Reproduction of a map of Whitecap Reserve set out under Treaty No. 6, Carlton District, 1882. Surveyor George Simpson.

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Steele Narrows provincial historic park.

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Head and shoulders shot of Gabriel Dumont.

Head and shoulders shot of Gabriel Dumont, ca. 1875.

Date: [ca. 1875].

Photographer: Duffin Simon and Co.

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Potrait of Louis Riel.

Item is a waist-up portrait of Louis Riel who is shown sitting in a wicker chair.

Date: [ca. 1880].

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Plains Cree chief Big Bear.

Portrait of Plains Cree chief Big Bear (Mistahimaskwa)

Date: [ca. 1880].

Photographer: Unknown.

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Dr. J. H. C. Willoughby.

Vignette portrait of young Dr. J. H. C. Willoughby, prominent early Saskatoon doctor and businessman. On City Council and the Board of Trade and other committees, he found time to run a real estate firm. He played a part in the Riel Rebellion also. His brother Gerald was another prominent Saskatonian.

Date: [between 1880 and 1990].

Photographer: Thompson and Son.

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Copy of text from newspaper advertising the ferry at Gabriel's Crossing.

Copy of text from newspaper advertising the ferry at Gabriel's Crossing. Gabriel Dumont's name appears at the bottom.

Date: May 1880.

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"A wounded Prince Albert volunteer's life saved by a half-breed".

Copy of illustration: "A wounded Prince Albert volunteer's life saved by a half-breed," from CANADIAN PICTORIAL AND ILLUSTRATED WAR NEWS, souvenir number, 4 July 1885. (account on page 21 says volunteer's name was Newith and the incident took place at Duck Lake)

Date: 1881.

Photographer: Grip Printing & Publishing (staff artist)

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Family pose with seven children outside home at Duck Lake.

Jonas Moreau and Cecile Desjarlias (1847-?) (husband and wife) pose with their seven children outside home at Duck Lake. The children have been identified from left to right: Marie Rose (1869-?), William (1868-?), baby Julian (1880-1886) on Jonas's lap, Angelique (1866-1949) , standing between parents, Marie Anges (b. 15 Jan 1882) sits on Cecile's lap, Charles (1873-1913) and Francoise (1878-?). House is wooden building with many-paned glass window. Family is formally dressed. Name pencilled on back.

Date: [ca. 1882].

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Robert Caswell.

Oval portrait of early Saskatoon pioneer Robert Caswell.

Date: 1883-1951.

Photographer: McCarthy, John.

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Plains Cree Chief Big Bear.

Plains Cree chief Big Bear (Mistahimaskwa) in captivity, surrounded by soldiers, probably at Fort Carlton where he surrendered and was found guilty of treason. Big Bear refused to sign Treaty no. 6 and counselled peace.

Date: 1885.

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William Bleasdell Cameron with Horse Child.

William Bleasdell Cameron, guide and scout to the Alberta Field Force, with Horse Child, 12-year-old son of Big Bear. They were photographed together in Regina in 1885, during the trial of Big Bear. The second image is the reverse side of the photograph.

Date: 1885.

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Capture of Louis Riel, illustration.

Illustration from Souvenir Number of the Canadian Pictorial and Illustrated War News, 1885. Caption: "Capture of Louis Riel by the scouts Armstrong and Howie [sic] May 15, 1885"

Date: 1885.

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Portrait of Thomas Quinn.

Portrait of Thomas Quinn, Indian agent at Frog Lake, killed there in 1885.

Date: 1885.

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Medal inscirbed "North West 1885 Canada".

North West Canada Medal inscirbed "North West 1885 Canada" with a branch of a maple tree encircling inscription, awarded to soldiers who participated in the Riel Rebellion of 1885.

Date: 1885.

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