Nova Scotia Museum
Mi'kmaq Portraits Collection


Date: 1927


Orignal Work:

Place: Truro, N.S.

Ownership/Collection: Chris Huntington Collection

Source: Nova Scotia Museum, Halifax

Reference Number: P113/ N-6100

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This exhibit of a scaled-down wigwam, Mi'kmaq craft-work, and people in costume, was set up in Victoria Park, Truro, to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Confederation, on 1 July 1927. Chief Ben Christmas of Sydney is at left, Joe Julian of the Millbrook Reserve, Truro, is at far left. The seated woman, child, and man at the centre are presently unidentified.


men, women, children; exhibitions; celebrations; Confederation, Diamond Jubilee of; chiefs; Christmas, Ben, Chief; Julian, Joe, Chief; wigwams, models of; transportation; canoes, models of; Victoria Park; Truro; Nova Scotia

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