Tag Archives: Indians

Mystery Photoset: “Calf Robes Resisting Capture,” “Susie’s Blind Husband,” and Other Unique Postcards

Postcards were not always mass produced. In the early twentieth century, one could print Kodaked images onto postcard stock and create one’s own unique postcard to mail off to friends and relations. The University of Alberta Archive’s Peel’s Prairie Provinces has just … Continue reading

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“Why can’t I call them ‘Indians’ anymore?” A question and a few possible answers

If you are under the age of thirty and went through the Canadian school system, you were probably taught not to use the word “Indian” when referring to the indigenous peoples of Canada or the United States. “Indians” are people … Continue reading

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Anishinabe-Aki! Or, the Importance of the Kneeling “Indian Scout” Statue’s Light Show

I can already tell that this post is going to be longer than I intended it to be. Bear with me, because it is important. These past two days, I have been attending and volunteering at the Champlain on the Anishinabe … Continue reading

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