Travel and colonisation : the exploration of the barren grounds
Ingersoll, Ernest, 1852-1946
3 columns (unpaged) : map ; 31 x 9 cm or smaller
7 April 1894
Item is a journal clipping describing the 1893 expedition to the barren lands based on information supplied by J.B. and James Tyrrell. The article gives a detailed overview of the expedition, including mention of the native members of the expedition team-- three Mohawk canoeists from Kahnawake, Quebec, including Pierre French, a renowned canoeist who was famous for running the Lachine rapids in mid-winter, and three guides from the Saskatchewan area.
"Item located on p. 66-67 of 'Scrapbook of clippings, 1884-1898' which forms part of the series entitled 'Newspaper clippings and printed materials'."
"The map does not incorporate the results of the 1893 survey, but shows approximately the expedition route."
"Ms. Coll 26, box 124"
Tyrrell, Joseph Burr, 1858-1957French, Pierre
Hudson Bay Region--Surveys
Kahnawake Indian Reserve (Quebec)