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          B.E. Williamson fonds
          PR0429 · Fonds · [ca. 1887]

          Fonds consists of images of a First Nations winter camp and a First Nations sun-dance in Calgary, North West Territory, now Alberta.

          Williamson, B.E.
          Frank E. Schoonover fonds
          PR1970 · Fonds · [190-?]

          The fonds consists of photographs most likely primarily from the Macleod area of Alberta and includes images of First Nations men, women and children, teepees, horses, Royal North West Mounted Police, barracks, parades, as well as an image of Edmonton’s Main Street in 1907.

          Schoonover, Frank E.
          John Hellson fonds
          PR3242 · Fonds · 1973-2008

          This material consist of research manuscripts and notes pertaining to songs, rituals, artifacts, and the ethno-botany of the Kainai, Piikani, and Siksika nations of Alberta. Specific topics include the use of wild plants by the Siksika, Siksika women, the Pigeon Society of the Niitsitapi, sweat lodges, the Siksika Sun Dance, the Siksika medicine pipe bundle, and the ritualistic use of eagle feathers by the Siksika.

          Hellson, John
          John Prest fonds
          PR2012 · Fonds · [ca. 1922 – 1924]

          The fonds consists of 16 Black and White photographs, with the Cree peoples of Maskwacis are the predominate subject matter. Subjects include portraits, the Sun dance and the demonstration of traditional tools. Identification has been written on the back of the photographs. The photographs appear to have been used as promotional material for the Hudson’s Bay Company. For example, the photograph described as “Sun Dance,” Hobbema, Alta, Exterior of Sacred Shrine” is used in an article in The Beaver as “Shrine for Sun Dance” (John Prest, “Cree Sun Dance at Hobbema,” The Beaver, November 1923). Four of the photos which are numbered in series one to four and provided lengthy captions are photos that were taken as part of the filming of “The Last Frontier.” These photographs appear to have been taken by Philip H. Godsell (For further information see Associated Material).

          Prest, John
          Samuel Trivett fonds
          PR3145 · Fonds · [Copied 1970 (originally created 190?)]

          The fonds consists of images dating from the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th related to Samuel Trivett's work for the Anglican Church and features First Nations Burials, Samuel Trivett, St. Paul's Mission School and Residences, Crowfoot, Sitting on an Eagles Tail, Three Bulls, Jean L'Heureux, Red Crow, Sergeant W. Piercy, a tepee, the Sun Dance, and members of the Northwest Mounted Police.

          Trivett, Samuel
          Sheila Hall collection
          PR1700 · Collection · [Copied between 1933 and 1970]

          The collection consists of reproduction photographs of images originally dating circa (ca.) 1895 from the Siksika First Nation Reserve at Gleichen, North-West Territories, by photographers R.H. Trueman & Co. and N. Caple & Co., both of Vancouver, British Columbia, and a photograph dating ca. 1950 of Siksika people at Gleichen, Alberta by Vern Kent of the Visual Education Branch of the Saskatchewan Department of Education.

          Hall, Sheila
          PR3947 · Collection · 1967

          The collection consists of photographs of a Siksika Sun Dance ceremony held near Cardston, AB in 1967.

          Unknown donor
          PR3998 · Collection · created 1976

          The collection contains reproductions of two photos that appeared in the November 1923 edition of The Beaver, taken from pages 45 and 46. The article that these photos were taken from was titled “Cree Sun Dance at Hobbema.” The article was written based on information collected by John Prest, one of the employees of the Edmonton Hudson’s Bay store who was allowed to witness the ceremony. As described by the article, this Sun Dance was the first to be held in four years in Maskwacis (then known as Hobbema)

          The first of these photos shows figures on horseback around a figure made of poles. The caption beneath this photo describes it as “Shrine for Sun Dance.”

          The second photo has 10 figures facing the camera, and has the following captions at the top: “November 1923, The Beaver, 45.” At the bottom the people appearing in the photograph are identified in the following caption: “White Guests and Their Indian Friends [including from Ermineskin Cree Nation] Who Attended the Sun Dance. Chief Samson; W.G. Askey; Head Man Louis Natuwasis; H.G. Munro; Old Man Kinewato; H. Taylor; Head Man Saddleback; J. Prest; Panny Ermineskin and Chief Louis Bull.”

          Canada's History
          William Marsden fonds
          PR2637 · Fonds · 1904-2006

          The fonds consists of records that document multiple facets of Marsden’s life and work, including freelance photography, film production, his work as Alberta Film Commissioner, and several hobbies such as woodworking, sailing, and aviation.

          The freelance photography records include prints and negatives of Marsden’s work, including commissions and landscape stills. These records also include clippings of Marsden’s published work, correspondence related to his photography business, and awards.

          The film production records include scripts, production stills, and masters from several productions such as The Naked Flame, Okan (a Glenbow Foundation documentary on the Siksika Sun Dance), and Wings of Chance.

          The Film Industry Development records include correspondence with film producers across Canada and the United States, information files, reports on the Alberta film industry, and production stills and/or video copies of films shot in Alberta (including Unforgiven and Heaven and Earth).

          Marsden’s personal records include flight logs, photographs of woodworking projects (including sailboats and planes), plane-building project diaries, scrapbooks (including family histories and photographs dating from 1904), a high school yearbook, and files related to the writing and publication of Big Screen Country: Making Movies in Alberta.

          Marsden, William