- PI-81-66.1 (3)
Part of Saskatchewan History
Item component is an article containing the impressions on the contents and importance of the records for Prentice Gilbert Downes that were recently acquired by the Saskatchewan Archives. Impressions are provided with contributions from: Saskatchewan Archives' archivist Catherine Holmes; book editor Robert (Bob) Cockburn; McGahren Stewart Publishing company representative Hugh Stewart; northern researcher and Saskatchewan History contributor Les Oysteryk; and Saskatchewan History editor Myrna Williams. Component appears on pages 6 to 11.
Component is supplemented by images showing: journal entry by P. G. Downes; Downes carrrying goods and a paddle during one of his trips to northern Saskatchewan; First Nations' woman and child in a tent; First Nations' child standing near a tent where goods are piled outside; group of First Nations' People awaitng payment for signing over lands; caribou meat drying on racks adjacent a tent; John Custer; Downes wading at the stern of a canoe that is near shore of body water; group of First Nations People seated outside the opening of a tent; and Downes seated with pipe at the docks with a floatplane and boat visibile.