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Paul Kane, Artist Bruce Haig

Paul Kane, Artist

Bruce Haig

Published January 1st 1984
ISBN : 9780920490365
Paperback
96 pages
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Follow Paul Kane, Canadas first and most outstanding illustrator of North American Indians, on his expedition through the Rocky Mountains in 1846-48 - a journey which began at Fort Carlton near present day Saskatoon, and led him to Fort Edmonton,MoreFollow Paul Kane, Canadas first and most outstanding illustrator of North American Indians, on his expedition through the Rocky Mountains in 1846-48 - a journey which began at Fort Carlton near present day Saskatoon, and led him to Fort Edmonton, Rocky Mountain House, Athabasca Pass, and Jasper. Read about Kanes encounters with the Indians - Assiniboine, Blackfoot and Cree - which inspired his famous paintings. Excerpts from Kanes journal, condensed accounts of his travels, a representative selection of his work, as well as up-to-date map directions of his route recreate Paul Kanes colorful journey. Re-live the time of the Indian buffalo hunts and medicine pipestem dance, the exploits of the Hudsons Bay Company fur brigades, the days of arduous travel in winter over ice-choked rivers, and the comfort of simple food and shelter at each long journeys end.