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Miriam Green Ellis posing with a First Nations woman and children. This magic lantern slide has been hand-coloured, and is also available as a photo print in Miriam Green Ellis' photo album.

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A portrait of a Fort Norman man, McCleary. Originally from Pittsburg, McCleary suffered from gangrene during a particularly long, hard and isolated winter and was forced to amputate his own toes with a jackknife. He survived alone for over four…

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The ornate interior of the new Catholic church at Fort Good Hope in the Northwest Territories, as decorated by Father Emile Petitot. It was affiliated with the local Catholic Mission. This magic lantern slide has been hand-coloured.

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Portrait of a young Inuit man, Alikomiak. He was arrested, along with fellow Inuit hunter Tatimagana, for the murder of four Inuit at Coronation Gulf in 1921. Alikomiak shot and killed an RCMP officer, W.A. Doak, and an employee of the Hudson's Bay…

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"Doc" Griffin, a steam wheeler cook, posing with fresh fish (though not trout as the caption suggests). According to Miriam Green Ellis, he had started a medical degree and left it for the river life. This magic lantern slide has been hand-coloured,…

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A wooden fish wheel, set just off shore at Wrigley in the Northwest Territories. This magic lantern slide has been hand-coloured.

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The community of Fort Resolution, Northwest Territories, viewed from a steam wheeler. This magic lantern slide has been hand-coloured, and is also available as a photo print in Miriam Green Ellis' photo album.

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The Office of the Mining Recorder at Fort Smith, Northwest Territories. This magic lantern slide has been hand-coloured, and is also available as a photo print in Miriam Green Ellis' photo album.

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The Salt Springs patrol, in the Northwest Territories. Miriam Green Ellis is mounted on the leftmost horse. This magic lantern slide has been hand-coloured, and is also available as a photo print in Miriam Green Ellis' photo album.

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Portaging. Men walking along the riverbank pull the barge upstream. This magic lantern slide has been hand-coloured.
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