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|Activities: Algonquin & Ojibwa|
|Winter Travel An Eastern Algonquian native family travelling in
the Quebec winter by toboggan and snowshoes, painted c. 1860.
|Ojibwa Fishing Fishing near Sault Ste. Marie, 1869 by Ojibwa
Indians, a sizeable Algonquian tribe in Northern Ontario.
|Maple Syrup Camp The making of maple syrup in a Native
camp. In the springtime, the Algonquian band rejoined for the tapping and boiling of syrup from
maple syrup trees.
|Moose Calling An Algonquian Native calling a moose. In winter,
the Algonquian band split up into small family units to hunt for deer, elk and other
|Spearing Fish An Algonquian Native spearing for fish. In
summer, the Algonquian band gathered at productive fishing sites.
|Blackfoot Indians Blackfoot Indians crossing the Bow River,
Alberta, by S.P. Hall.
|Chief Crowfoot Chief Crowfoot addressing Governor-General
the Marquis of Lorne, at a meeting at Blackfoot Crossing, Alberta, during Lorne's visit in the
early 1880s. Coloured pastels and black chalk by Sydney Prior Hall (1842-
|Moose Hide Preparation Chipewyans preparing a moose hide,
1918, in northern Alberta.
|Caribou Skinning Chipewyan Indian skinning caribou on
Wholdaia Lake, N.W.T., 1930.
|Cree Indians Cree Indians on Hudson Bay, 1817, portrayed and
published in England (with an apparent palm tree).
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