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Pictures bring us messages = Sinaakssiiksi aohtsimaahpihkookiyaawa : photographs and histories from the Kainai nation

Author: Alison K Brown; Laura L Peers
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 1925, Beatrice Blackwood of the University of Oxford's Pitt Rivers Museum took thirty-three photographs of Kainai people on the Blood Indian Reserve in Alberta as part of an anthropological project. In 2001, staff from the museum took copies of these photographs back to the Kainai and worked with community members to try to gain a better understanding of their perspectives on the images. 'Pictures Bring Us  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Portraits
Ouvrages illustrés
Named Person: Beatrice Blackwood; Beatrice Blackwood; Beatrice Blackwood
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alison K Brown; Laura L Peers
ISBN: 0802090060 9780802090065 0802048919 9780802048912
OCLC Number: 60369542
Awards: Winner of Finalist for Great Plains Distinguished Book Prize 2007 (Canada)
Description: xvii, 280 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: The photographs and their contexts: Kainai history --
Anthropological contexts --
Working together --
Reading the photographs --
The past in the present: community conclusions --
Moving forward: institutional implications --
Conclusions.
Other Titles: Sinaakssiiksi aohtsimaahpihkookiyaawa
Responsibility: Alison K. Brown and Laura Peers with members of the Kainai nation.
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