Chief John Sark of Prince Edward Island was photographed between 15 and 21 July 1923, during the re-enactment and celebration of the 1773 landing of Scottish settlers at Pictou.   The original is labeled "Micmac Chief, John Sark/Chief of Prince Edward Island/(with four Indian medals)/Photo taken during Hector Celebration, Pictou, N.S.; 15 July 1923 (from Standard, Montréal)."

Chief John Sark of Prince Edward Island was photographed between 15 and 21 July 1923, during the re-enactment and celebration of the 1773 landing of Scottish settlers at Pictou. The original is labeled "Micmac Chief, John Sark/Chief of Prince Edward Island/(with four Indian medals)/Photo taken during Hector Celebration, Pictou, N.S.; 15 July 1923 (from Standard, Montréal)."

"Micmac Woman" by an unknown artist (1865) at the New Brunswick Museum, Saint John (found via Contested Terrain) - "By 1600, women began to replace hides with cloth, quillwork with ribbon appliqué, and hand painted designs with silk ribbon. The woman in this painting is wearing a post-contact Mi’kmaq dress. Note the rosary around her neck. As French allies and trading partners from 1605-1763, the majority of Mi’kmaq converted to Catholicism."

"Micmac Woman" by an unknown artist (1865) at the New Brunswick Museum, Saint John (found via Contested Terrain) - "By 1600, women began to replace hides with cloth, quillwork with ribbon appliqué, and hand painted designs with silk ribbon. The woman in this painting is wearing a post-contact Mi’kmaq dress. Note the rosary around her neck. As French allies and trading partners from 1605-1763, the majority of Mi’kmaq converted to Catholicism."

Portrait of Mary Bernard, a Mi'kmaq from Whykokamagh, Nova Scotia, painted by Ellen Nutting circa 1840-46

Portrait of Mary Bernard, a Mi'kmaq from Whykokamagh, Nova Scotia, painted by Ellen Nutting circa 1840-46

Antique Micmac Jingle Dress - How lovely! I would love to hear how it sounds to have it on...

Antique Micmac Jingle Dress - How lovely! I would love to hear how it sounds to have it on...

Mi'kmaq Bonnet, 1895-1905 (although a baby bonnet, we have evidence that this style hat was also utilized by women, particularly through a historic painting.

Mi'kmaq Bonnet, 1895-1905 (although a baby bonnet, we have evidence that this style hat was also utilized by women, particularly through a historic painting.

The same website (First People's of Canada) lists this as a Mi'kmaq chief's coat.

The same website (First People's of Canada) lists this as a Mi'kmaq chief's coat.

First Nations, Mi’kmaq - Ceremonial Robe, ca.1825 - Originally a mass-produced European jacket, the lapels and collar of this coat were removed by a Mi’kmaq artisan and replaced with gray and red silk ribbons, embroidered with white glass beads in a traditional floral motif

First Nations, Mi’kmaq - Ceremonial Robe, ca.1825 - Originally a mass-produced European jacket, the lapels and collar of this coat were removed by a Mi’kmaq artisan and replaced with gray and red silk ribbons, embroidered with white glass beads in a traditional floral motif

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