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[Inuit]

Group of Exquimaux young people. Photo by C. W. Mathers, Edmonton. [Eskimo/Inuit ca. 1901.]

[People/Person]

Esquimaux in their kayaks. The kayak is made of seal skin, and is about 16 feet long with only sufficient room for one man. [C.W. Mather's image, 1901].

[People/Person]

Trading with the Esquimaux. Observe the stone ornaments the man has in his lips. They are inserted from the inside, a shoulder preventing it from coming all the way through. [C.W. Mather's image, 1901].

[Fort Good Hope]

Fort Good Hope, H.B. Co. on the Arctic Circle, Mackenzie River. [C.W. Mather's image, 1901].

[Mackenzie River]

The H.B. Co's steamer "Wrigley" on the Mackenzie, taking a moose aboard, which was shot from the deck. [C.W. Mather's image, 1901].

[Slave River]

One of the pretty spots of Slave River. [C.W. Mather's image, 1901].

[Alberta]

Indians packing at the foot of Grand Rapids - Athabasca River. [C.W. Mather's image, 1901].

[Alberta]

H.B.Co's post, Chipewyan on Athabasca Lake, 500 miles north of Edmonton. [Alberta, C.W. Mather's image, 1901].

[Alberta]

Indians tracking the H.B.Co's fur boats up the rapids on Athabasca River, from Fort McMurray to Grand Rapids, 87 miles is almost one continuous rapid. [C.W. Mather's image, 1901].

[People/Person]

An Indian packer with an average load of 200 lbs. [C.W. Mather's image, 1901].

[Provincial Archives of Alberta photo]

Trading with the esquimaux [eskimo] observe the stone ornaments [labrets] the man has in his lips, they are inserted from the inside, a shoulder preventing it from coming all the way through. [Photo from C.W. Mathers' photo album "The Far North" requests for copies should be made to the Provincial Archives of Alberta]

[Fort McPherson]

Fort McPherson, the most northerly post of the HBCo. It is on Peel River, within the Arctic Circle, 2000 miles north of Edmonton. The midnight sun shines here for about two weeks. The Esquimaux [eskimo] quite frequently come as far south and [as Fort] McPherson for trade. [Photo from C.W. Mathers' photo album "The Far North" requests for copies should be made to the Provincial Archives of Alberta]

[Mackenzie River Ramparts]

The Ramparts - Mackenzie River. The river here is only about one third its usual width, but is 300 feet deep, it is forced between two great perpendicular stretches of sandstone rock, from 180 to 300 feet high and continues so for about one mile when it again widens out. [Photo from C.W. Mathers' photo album "The Far North" requests for copies should be made to the Provincial Archives of Alberta]

[Junction of Mackenzie and Liard Rivers]

The HBCo. steamer 'Wrigley' at the junction of the Mackenzie River and Liard River, 1200 miles north of Edmonton. [Photo from C.W. Mathers' photo album "The Far North" requests for copies should be made to the Provincial Archives of Alberta]

[Fort Smith]

Fort Smith HBCo. Post, showing the ox carts loaded with fur making the 16 mile portage to avoid the rapids on Slave River, 700 miles north of Edmonton [Photo from C.W. Mathers' photo album "The Far North" requests for copies should be made to the Provincial Archives of Alberta]

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