Me on the Map projects...might be the cutest thing I've ever seen!

Me on the Map project idea @ Sunny Days in Second Grade

Before the Battle of the Little Bighorn, Sitting Bull had a vision in which he saw the defeat of the 7th Cavalry under Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer on June 25, 1876. Sitting Bull's leadership motivated his people to a major victory. Months after the battle, Sitting Bull and his group left the United States for Wood Mountain, Saskatchewan, where he remained until 1881, at which time he surrendered to U.S. forces.

Sitting Bull: Sitting Bull, Teton Dakota Indian chief under whom the Sioux tribes united in their struggle for survival on the North American Great Plains. He is remembered for his

#NATIVE AMERICAN INDIANS: Poundmaker and his wife (Cree) 1885 - http://dunway.us/

Poundmaker and his wife - Cree - 1885 American

ruthhopkins:'Native Father & child' ~ Prince Albert, Saskatchewan c1920s-30s Subjects: unnamed Photographer: unknown

'Cree father with child' ~ City Studios, Prince Albert, Sask Source: PA Historical Society

Atimoyoo, a Cree man armed with a lever action repeating rifle in traditional dress, circa A note with the photograph says his name was possibly Mooswa, but the family has subsequently identified him as Atimoyoo.

Old west wagon. buckboard wagon.

Old west wagon

Aboriginal family near Prince Albert, SK, 1919 by Musée McCord Museum, via Flickr

Aboriginal family near Prince Albert, SK, 1919 by Musée McCord Museum, via Flickr

Drying moose meat in preparation for pemmican Ile-a-la-Cross n.d. THE VIRTUAL MUSEUM OF MÉTIS HISTORY AND CULTURE.

Drying moose meat in preparation for pemmican, Ile-a-la-Cross, SK n.

Saskatchewan: hard to spell, easy to draw

Saskatchewan has a colourful and complex literary history.

The Crees are the largest group in the Algonkian family in Canada. They are found in Saskatchewan and Manitoba, but the majority of them live in Ontario (over 13,000) and in Quebec (over 12,000). http://bit.ly/13TMsYJ [Cree Camp 1871]

Cree Nēhiyaw camp near Vermilion, Alberta, in 1871

Métis family at their winter cabin in Willow Bunch, Saskatchewan. Names and date unknown. Known as "Hivernants" -- year-round, nomadic occupants of the northern Plains who hunted buffalo commercially in organized brigades, traded at posts down along the Missouri River, and settled in winter hamlets in wooded highland areas of the plains (as above) where there was wood, game, water and protection from blizzards. Courtesy of the PAHS Archives collection. JE

Métis family at their winter cabin in Willow Bunch, Saskatchewan.

Black and white photograph of "three men of the Sweetgrass Reserve on the occasion of Governor General Lord Tweedsmuir's visit." All three are in traditional costumes.

Mackenzie King drives a Bennett Buggy in Sturgeon Valley, Saskatchewan during the Great Depression. Named after Prime Minister R.B. Bennett, automobiles drawn by horses were used by farmers too poor to buy gas during the Great Depression in Canada.

Great Depression in Canada Pictures

Mackenzie King drives a Bennett Buggy in Sturgeon Valley, Saskatchewan during the Great Depression. Named after Prime Minister R. Bennett, automobiles drawn by horses were used by farmers too poor to buy gas during the Great Depression in Canada.

Anonyme, Portage. Saskatchewan Archives Board. Anonymous, The Portage, Saskatchewan Archives Board

Anonymous, The Portage, Saskatchewan Archives Board

Claybank Brick Plant National Historic Site, #Saskatchewan

Claybank Brick Plant National Historic Site, #Saskatchewan

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