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A young First Nations mother, pictured carrying her baby in a moss bag. Her location and nation affiliation are unknown, though this image may have been taken during Miriam Green Ellis' journey to Aklavik.

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The first typewritten page of Miriam Green Ellis' account of the last Cree First Nation Sun Dance at Hobbema of the early 20th century.

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A man from the Cree First Nation poses in full Sun Dance regalia at Hobbema. The geometric pattern on his vest, arms and belt is composed entirely of intricate, highly skilled beadwork.

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A number of Cree gather on horseback, all wearing brimmed hats, at Hobbema during the Sun Dance.

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The Cree First Nation begins gathering for the Hobbema Sun Dance.

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A wide view of the Cree First Nation's tepees at Hobbema, arranged around a central space.

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Tepees belonging to the Cree First Nation, erected at Hobbema for the last Sun Dance of the early 20th Century. Women, children and horses go about their business within the camp.

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Cree women gather, awaiting the commencement of the last Hobbema Sun Dance of the early 20th century.

A skin boat on the Mackenzie River in the Northwest Territories. The skins would be removed for sale at its destination.

Miriam Green Ellis poses with a First Nations woman and two children. This image is also represented among her hand-coloured magic lantern slides.
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