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Blackfoot Chiefs at Earnscliffe during a visit to Ottawa in which they presented their concerns about treaty violations to the federal government. 




Ottawa, Ont.

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 photograph
Positive Paper Silver - gelatine

Scope and content

(Front row, L-R): North Axe, Piegan Chief; One Spot, Blood Sub-Chief. (Middle row, L-R): Three Bulls, half brother of Crowfoot; Crowfoot;Red Crow, Blood Chief. (Back row, L-R):Father Lacombe; John L'Heureaux, interpreter

Graphic (photo)
90: Open
Graphic (photo)
Copy negative PA-195398
90: Open
Other accession no.
1952-016 NPC

Terms of use

Credit: John Woodruff / Library and Archives Canada / PA-195398
Restrictions on use: Nil
Copyright: Expired

Additional name(s)

Photographer: Woodruff, John, 1859-1914.
Photographer: Woodruff, John.

Additional information

Another example of this photograph has been copied as PA-045666 (ISN=279033)

These chiefs did not participate in the North West Rebellion of 1885 and were part of a group brought to Ontario to attend the unveiling ceremonies of the Brant

Memorial. They chose instead to come to Ottawa to present their grievances and concerns about treaty violations directly to the federal government

Front row: l. to r.: North Axe, Piegan Chief; One Spot, Blood Sub-Chief. Middle row: l. to r.: Three Bulls, half brother of Crowfoot, died April 24, 1890;

Crowfoot; Red Crow, Blood Chief. Back row: l. tor r.: Father Lacombe, John L'Heureaux, interpreter

Exhibitions note
Aboriginal Portraits; Ed Tompkins, Jeffrey Thomas; National Archives: 1996.06.18 - 1996.11


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