La la Hache
1 map : ms., on paper ; 91 x 60 cm.
[24 August 1892]
Shows Lac la Hache [Wollaston Lake], with islands and rivers; locations of camp on the preceeding three days; mouth of Drifting ice [Geikie] River, also named Pe-lung-kwaz-deze on map.
"Title from verso of map, supplied by J.B. Tyrrell."
"Andr Nekeweaza is identified in J.B. Tyrrell's 1892 field notebook, entry for August 24, as a Chipewyan, son of chief Adam Nekeweaza, from whom Tyrrell was able to buy supplies and gain information on the Wollaston Lake region. Tyrrell encountered the group near the mouth of the Geikie River at the south end of Wollaston Lake, now named Nekweaga Bay."
"Outline map in pencil on kraft paper; drawn by Nekeweaza, with place names supplied by Tyrrell."
Forms part of the 'Geological Survey maps' sub-series.
"Ms Coll 26, map 1892.018, Tyrrell mapcase"
Tyrrell, Joseph Burr, 1858-1957
Wollaston Lake (Sask.)