Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1981-55-69. Acquired with the assistance of a grant from the minister of Communications under the terms of the Cultural Property Export and Import Act. | Licence: Copyright Expired
Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1981-55-69. Acquired with the assistance of a grant from the minister of Communications under the terms of the Cultural Property Export and Import Act. | Licence: Copyright Expired

Buffalo Hunting in the Summer

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The buffalo or bison hunt was the principal source of food for the Plains First Nations and Métis until the collapse of the herds in the 1880s. The hunt was also crucial to sustaining the fur trade.

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Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1981-55-69. Acquired with the assistance of a grant from the minister of Communications under the terms of the Cultural Property Export and Import Act.

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Canada

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