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Category Archives: Cultural Anthropology

Everything you should know about the Berens Family Collection

What is the Berens Family Collection? Through the generosity of many community leaders, The Manitoba Museum has recently acquired historically significant artefacts that are currently on display in our Foyer area: Chief’s Treaty Medal No. 5 and Chain, given to Chief Jacob Berens at the signing of Treaty No. 5, September 20, 1875 (H4-2-212 A, B). Chief’s 1901 Commemorative Medal and Ribbon, given to Chief Jacob Berens in 1901, in…

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Beaded Metis Buffalo Hunter’s Saddle

Mr. Rick Cuthbertson recently donated to The Manitoba Museum a beaded Métis pad saddle.  His maternal grandfather, Constable Joseph Alexander Blackburn, bought the saddle when he was in what is now Saskatchewan at the time of the Riel Rebellion.  He was stationed at Maple Creek and Medicine Hat from May of 1885 to April 1890 and was among the officers who formed the guard for the Riel trial. Photo courtesy…

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Ethnology Blog

Maureen Matthews, will share with visitors interesting facts about her work at The Museum and the research she is conducting. You may subscribe to the RSS feed so you will never miss a post!

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