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Samuel Archibald Dickson fonds Indigenous peoples With digital objects English
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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."

Inuk woman

A portrait of an Inuk woman dressed in traditional clothing and standing outside a teepee.
Same as EB-12 (cover photo) and similar to EB-12-2

Indians Tracking the H.B. Co's Fur Boats up the Rapids on Athabasca River

A view of a group of Indigenous men trekking along the shore of the Athabasca River, tracking the progress of Hudson's Bay Company fur boats in the river. An inscription on the front of the photograph reads: "Indians tracking the H.B.Co's fur boats up the rapids on Athabasca River, from Fort McMurry [sic] to Grand Rapids, 87 miles is almost one continuous rapid".

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