Chippewyan Indians at Churchill, 987
Tyrrell, Joseph Burr, 1858-1957
1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 17 cm
20 November 1894
Item is a photograph of a Chipewyan group, with sled dogs, standing beside a building at Churchill. The photograph was taken by J.B. Tyrrell on the 1894 expedition to the barren lands.
Title taken from caption in album.
"Item contained in album entitled 'Photographs, 1894' which forms part of the sub-sub-series entitled 'Albums relating to Geological Survey expeditions'."
Date supplied from photograph.
"J.B. Tyrrell was able to purchase five dogs and a sled from a group of Chipewyans who came in to trade at the post on Nov. 22, 1894."
"Ms. Coll 26, box P145"
"'987, J.B. Tyrrell, Nov. 20'"
"The official report of the expedition was published as : Report on the Doobaunt, Kazan and Ferguson Rivers"
Sled dogsChipewyan Indians