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1929 September
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item
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1 Negatives (photographic)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.038
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Template or "form" (onadegon) for the building of a birchbark canoe (wigwastciman), made of white cedar. Visible under the "form" is the prepared ground (plcemon) or bedding on which the canoe will be built. The form shapes the bark, after bark is steamed and bent. The canoe was probably made at David Makokus landing on Barrière Lake (Lac-Barrière)...

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1929 September
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1 Negatives (photographic)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.038
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Canoe in course of construction, after pickets or posts have been put in place as "holders," set in to hold up the birchbark (wikwas). The canoe was probably made at David Makokus landing on Barrière Lake (Lac-Barrière), Quebec. See also N15020 - N15028.

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1929 September
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1 Negatives (photographic)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.038
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Chief David Makokus, on right, putting in the bow piece (onakodiunagatak). The others are placing ribs in canoe. Hudson's Bay Company Post is seen in distance. The canoe was probably made at David Makokus landing on Barrière Lake (Lac-Barrière), Quebec. See also N15020 - N15028.

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1929 September
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1 Negatives (photographic)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.038
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Putting in remaining ribs for the canoe then David Makokus will put on a top gunwale apidagigaegan. The canoe was probably made at David Makokus landing on Barrière Lake (Lac-Barrière), Quebec. See also N15020 - N15028.

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1929 September
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1 Negatives (photographic)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.038
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Outdoor portrait of the Aubin (Oban) and Wabamoose family: From L: Joe Aubin (Abenaki), his wife Manian DeCourcey Aubin (Algonguin), their three daughters Venora, Flora, and Marie; on far R: Manish Wabamoose, mother to Manian, and her then husband William Wabamoose, both Algonquin from Barrière Lake. They are posed at the porch of a log house on B...

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1929 September
Level:
item
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1 Negatives (photographic)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.038
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Outdoor portrait of Algonquin woman Mrs. David Manatc seated under a tarp splitting spruce root (watap) for use in making a canoe, wearing a long fabric dress and plaid shirt or jacket, and a head scarf. Dug and split for sewing canoes at cuts and sewing gunwales. The canoe was probably made at David Makokus landing on Barrière Lake (Lac-Barrière),...

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Creators:
Johnson, Frederick, 1904-1994
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Dates:
1924-1931
Size:
1.5 Linear feet
450 Negatives (photographic) (black and white)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.038
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Frederick Johnson collection consists of original negatives made from 1924 to 1931 by Johnson primary among the Mi'kmaq, Innu, Algonquin, Potawatomi, Montagnais, Abenaki, Anishinaabe, and Mistassini Cree peoples of Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Quebec, Canada. Frederick Johnson began his anthropological studies as a teenager, accompanying anthropologist Frank G. Speck (1881-1951) on trips to Native communities in Eastern Canada. Between 1923 and 1929, Johnson studied at the University of Pennsylvania and conducted several research trips in Canada, some of which were sponsored by the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation.

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