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Model Canoe Representing Chief's Canoe in War of 1812
Description
Creator
Jean-Baptiste Assiginack (1768-1866), Artist
Media Type
Image
Object
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Image of a model representing a Chief's Canoe in War of 1812, created by Jean-Baptiste Assiginack, an Odawa chief, who was a veteran of the War of 1812. After the war, he worked as a translator for the Indian Department and was an influential voice for his people in their alliance with the Crown. Birchbark, paint, cloth, feathers.
Date of Original
c. 1820
Dimensions
Height: 94 cm
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 1024cm
Image Height: 420cm
Subject(s)
Local identifier
SNPL000001V00I
Collection
SIx Nations Legacy Consortium Collection
Language of Item
English
Copyright Statement
Protected by copyright: Uses are subject to the terms of a contract. Contact the repository for further information. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Location of Original
Canadian Museum of Civilization, [CU: AH_0203_017_7]
Contact
Six Nations Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address
1679 Chiefswood Rd
PO Box 149
Ohsweken, ON N0A 1M0
519-445-2954
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Model Canoe Representing Chief's Canoe in War of 1812


Image of a model representing a Chief's Canoe in War of 1812, created by Jean-Baptiste Assiginack, an Odawa chief, who was a veteran of the War of 1812. After the war, he worked as a translator for the Indian Department and was an influential voice for his people in their alliance with the Crown. Birchbark, paint, cloth, feathers.