Item #40916 "White Knife" a.k.a. "Old-Knife". Crow Indian. Sarcee / Tsun T'ina. PHOTOGRAPH.

"White Knife" a.k.a. "Old-Knife". Crow Indian. Sarcee / Tsun T'ina.

Calgary. Boorne & May Photographers. N.W.T. Ca. 1887. Three quarter length photograph mounted on studio card, 15x 10.5cm, (6" x 4 1/8")., studio portrait, in excellent condition, clear resolution, a fine copy, rare.(cgc). Item #40916

One undated record located, sold 1250.00us. "White Knife", family is listed in "Cumulative Index to the Collections of the State Historical Society of North Dakota, Volumes I VII: White Knife, Indian family of, IV:391. but not this person. The Battle of Cut Knife is a significant battle that took place during the North-West Resistance of 1885. The Cut Knife battlefield is located on the Poundmaker Reserve, about 40 km west of Battleford, Saskatchewan, just north of Cut Knife Hill, a feature named for a Sarcee warrior who died near there. A cairn sits near the middle of the battlefield, near the grave of Pitikwahanapiwiyin (Poundmaker).

Price: $1,750.00

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