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Samuel Archibald Dickson fonds Indigenous peoples With digital objects English
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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

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".

Trading With the Esquimaux

An Inuk family standing with a Caucasian trader in front of their teepee. A printed inscription on the front of the photograph reads: "observe the stone ornaments the man has in his lips, they are inserted from the inside, a shoulder preventing it from coming all the way through".

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".

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

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