Place: Halifax County, N.S.
Source: Nova Scotia Museum, Halifax
Reference Number: P113/ N-8068
Image Use: Free for personal research and non-commercial educational use.
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This photograph was taken by a member of the crew of H.M.S. Challenger, a British research vessel which visited Halifax in 1873. Note the spruce-bark cover on the wigwam, in place of the more usual birchbark. This is a posed photo; the bow hadn't been used, except as a children's toy and a souvenir, for centuries.
men; women; weapons; bows; coats; beadwork; caps, women's; peaked caps; basketry, woodsplint; wigwams, spruce-bark; Halifax County; Nova Scotia