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MOUNTAIN CREE BAND COLLECTION

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The Mountain Cree Band maintains a collection of some 10,000 First Nations ethnographic and historical pieces. The collection is housed at our museum at Mirror, Alberta, Canada. Location We are in the process of downsizing this collection and are making these items available for purchase on this website. The collection is principally of Plains Cree origin, largely from the Mountain Cree, plus other pieces from western Canada. Most items have comprehensive provenience.
New items will be offered on a monthly basis. These items can be viewed at our museum. Visitors can stay at our Bed and Breakfast facility in Mirror. The Mountain Cree facility also houses the Northwest Plains Research Center, Research library and Heritage Databank. Heritage Consulting is the largest researcher in western Canadian aboriginal history and genealogy. They provide a of different reporting options. These facilities are also available to private researchers to do their own research. Heritage Consulting also does contract research. library databank Through First Nations Publishing we also have available numerous publications in Western Cree and regional aboriginal history. cover While in Mirror, visit Antique and Collectables outlets on the Antique Mile main street or visit the beaches, parks and picnic areas on Buffalo Lake. For those with a railway interest, there is the nearby Canadian National Railway switching yard. Klassic Kars buffalo lake cnr Antiques Militaria Costumes Art Gallery Music Nook Mountain Cree guests can also participate in First Nations activities and events, and tour local historical sites and points of interest either on a self-guided trip or on a tour. Ellis Bird Farm SALES: Other collectable sales Antiques and Collectables Offsales: Current Offering Price (CDN): $600.00 Price includes shipping and applicable taxes unless other- wise stated. Price does not include Duty. Description: ITEM: moccasins STYLE: 2-piece MADE BY: Cree DATE: vintage LOCATION: Maskwacis, AB TRIBE: Mountain Cree DESCRIPTION: 2-piece Cree moccasins; hand tanned hide; hand sewn; fully beaded upper in lazy stitch; blue; 3 feather radiating from 4-cross ring; Size 11; ex++ PROVENIENCE: Vintage; From Maskwa Wachis I.R.; lightly worn & used in dances Price (CDN): $600.00 Price includes shipping and applicable taxes unless other- wise stated. Price does not include Duty. Description: ITEM: moccasins STYLE: 3-piece vamp MADE BY: Cree DATE: vintage LOCATION: Maskwacis, AB TRIBE: Mountain Cree DESCRIPTION: girl's 3-piece Cree vamp moccasins; hand tanned hide; cloth lining; fully beaded upper & cuffs in overlay stitch; translucent beads; atypical beadwork style Mountain design and colors; hand sewn; Size 8 1/2; ex++ PROVENIENCE: Vintage; From Maskwa Wachis I.R.; lightly worn & used in dances Price (CDN): $530.00 Price includes shipping and applicable taxes unless other- wise stated. Price does not include Duty. Description: ITEM: dress STYLE: jingle MADE BY: Cree DATE: u/k LOCATION: Maskwa Wachis TRIBE: Mountain Cree DESCRIPTION: blush pink; 4 rows 2.5" silver jingle cones & black ribbon bands. jingles edging black yoke; silver & black gemotric appliques on front & back. PROVENIENCE: Pow-wow dress from Maskwa Wachis IR.; condition Ex Price (CDN): $530.00 Price includes shipping and applicable taxes unless other- wise stated. Price does not include Duty. Description: ITEM: dress STYLE: jingle MADE BY: Cree DATE: u/k LOCATION: Maskwa Wachis TRIBE: Mountain Cree DESCRIPTION: yellow/mustard cotton; girl's 4 rows 2.5" silver jingle cones & orange wavy ribbon b bands. multi-patterned blue yoke & half-sleeves edged w jingles PROVENIENCE: Pow-wow dress from Maskwa Wachis IR.; condition Ex Purchasing can be done directly through PayPal or by contacting our office at 1-403-788-8882 or HERITAGE DATABANK@GMAIL.COM (all lower case). Shipping will be done on receipt of payment. Publications on local points of interest include BUFFALO POUNDS AND THE DONALDA POUND BUFFALO LAKE AREA HISTORIC POINTS OF INTEREST Publications of Cree history are available online Mountain Cree Monthly Newsletter Inquiries & Registration heritagedatabank@gmail.com 1-403-788-8882 Payment can be done in Cash Prepaid cheque Money Order Paypal
The Mountain Cree Traditional Band The Mountain Cree Band is an outspoken advocate for the protection of of sites of historic, cultural and religious sites of import to the aboriginal community. This often brings us into disagreements with industry and the government. Canada - and the Province of Alberta - are still in fact Colonial governments, with systemic colonial attitudes towards the aboriginal peoples.

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