Item 3 - Pow wow

Identity area

Reference code

CA MHC 640-3


Pow wow


  • 1972 (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

1 photograph : b&w ; 11x9 cm

Context area

Name of creator


Biographical history

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

This is a picture of people dancing and drumming at a pow wow, some in traditional aboriginal dress [traditional regalia].

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Notes area

Alternative identifier(s)

Access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used


Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion




Archivist's note

"MCC (Manitoba) had begun work with Native people in the Altona area...among the weekend celebrations planned during the summer of 1972 by MCC staff and volunteers was a pow wow..." See <i>Becoming a National Church: A History of the Conference of Mennonites in Canada</i> (Winnipeg: CMBC Publications, 2004), p. 153.

Digital object (Master) rights area

Digital object (Reference) rights area

Digital object (Thumbnail) rights area

Accession area

Price: $5.00
Megapixels: 1.5
Resolution: 1346x1093

Related people and organizations

Related genres

Related places