302 Archival description results for Indigenous peoples
An image of an Indigenous man and his horse standing in front of a teepee.
Colours have been added to the photograph in a chromolithograph process.
Photograph of a copy of a Paul Kane painting, described as follows by the National Gallery of Canada: "Big Snake, Chief of the Blackfoot Indians, Recounting his War Exploits to Five Subordinate Chiefs".
Image shows an Indigenous man on horseback and a man and woman with an infant standing in front of a teepee at Gleichen, N.W.T.; other teepees are visible in the background.
The fonds consists of an album of Byron-May photographs. Many of the photographs were part of their business, including commissioned images.
The album also includes photographs of the Percy Byron and Gustave May families.
The series consists of Byron-May Company photographs from the Byron-May album. Many were part of their business, including images commissioned by the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce. The photographs include buildings, sports events, agriculture, exhibitions, street and river valley scenes, and military personnel. At the time, these photographs were used to promote Edmonton as an up-and-coming city.
Other commissioned photographs, such as family or home portraits, show not only the growth of the Byron-May Co. and the booming prosperity of Edmontonians at the time, but also reflect the increasing popularity of photography in the early twentieth century.Byron-May Company
Unveiling ceremony of the Peace Hills Cairn, built in Wetaskiwin in 1927 to honor a peace treaty made in the hills between the Blackfeet and Cree in 1867. A group of Indigenous leaders and onlookers are gathered around the stone cairn.
A photo collage of Calgary scenes, including views of ranching, cattle, horses, wooden buildings, and an Indigenous grouping standing in front of a teepee. Two of the Indigenous individuals appear to be wearing Hudson's Bay trade blanket coats.