The Story of an explorer : a tour through the barren lands
2 columns (unpaged) ; 32 x 6 cm or smaller
Montreal Daily Star
31 January 1894
Item is a newspaper clipping containing an interview with J. B. Tyrrell regarding his 1893 expedition to the barren lands. Tyrrell describes their journey noting that the expedition members included his brother, James W. Tyrrell, three Mohawk canoeists from Kahnawake, Quebec, and three Chipewyan guides and canoeists from Saskatchewan. Tyrrell describes the landscape of the barren lands, the vast herds of reindeer they encountered near Chesterfield Inlet, and their return journey by dog team and snowshoe from Churchill to Selkirk.
"Item located on p. 43-44 of 'Scrapbook of clippings, 1884-1898' which forms part of the series entitled 'Newspaper clippings and printed materials'."
Source of clipping identified in manuscript.
"Ms. Coll 26, box 124"
Tyrrell, Joseph Burr, 1858-1957Tyrrell, J. W. (James Williams), 1863-1945
Kahnawake Indian Reserve (Quebec)
Hudson Bay Region--Surveys
Mohawk IndiansChipewyan IndiansSnowshoes and snowshoeingDogsleddingCaribou