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Samuel Archibald Dickson fonds Indigenous peoples With digital objects English
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Esquimaux Man and Family

A family standing outside their teepee; an inscription on the front of the photograph notes that "the man holds in his hand what is called a snow knife, made from a file to cut blocks of snow in making snow huts".
Copy of EB-12

Esquimaux Man and Family

A family standing outside their teepee; an inscription on the front of the photograph notes that "the man holds in his hand what is called a snow knife, made from a file to cut blocks of snow in making snow huts".
Copy of EB-12

Esquimaux in Their Kayaks

A view of two men seated in kayaks on water; each holds a paddle. A printed inscription on the front of the photo reads: "The kayak is made of seal skin, and is about 16 feet long with only sufficient room for one man".

Fort McPherson, The Most Northerly Post of the H.B. Co.

A view of wooden buildings, a teepee, and people in the community of Fort McPherson. The following is inscribed on front of the image: "It is on [Peel] River within the Arctic Circle, 2000 miles north of Edmonton. The midnight sun shines here for about two weeks. The Esquimaux quite frequently come as far south [as] McPherson to trade."

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