Cree

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Portrait of a Cree trapper, Abel Brien, on an autumn hunting trip. Quebec, Canada. 1988

An aerial view of the Cree village Mistassini, Quebec, Canada. 1988

A Cree woman, Elizabeth Brien, lays spruce twigs on the tent floor at a bush camp. Quebec, Canada. 1988

A Cree woman, Elizabeth Brien, preparing a beaver for a family feast. Northern Quebec, Canada. 1988

Abel Brien, a Cree hunter, breaks the ice on a frozen lake with his boat. Quebec. Canada. 1988

A Cree woman, Elizabeth Brien, with beaver skin stretched out to dry. North Quebec, Canada. 1988

The light from a kerosene lamp illuminates a Cree winter tent in boreal forest. Quebec, Canada. 1988

Portrait of a Cree Indian woman, Elizabeth Brien. North Quebec, Canada. 1988

Cree trappers return from a fishing trip on Lake Bourinot, Quebec, Canada. 1988

A Cree boy, Johnnie, peeps through the tent door at a camp out on the land. Quebec, Canada. 1988

Cree woman, Elizabeth Brien, picking cranberries near her camp in the autumn. Quebec, Canada. 1988

A Cree woman, Elizabeth Brien, threads caribou hide lacing onto a pair of snowshoes. Quebec, Canada. 1988

Johnnie, Cree boy is given a bath in an oil drum at a bush camp by his grandmother, Elizabeth Brien. Northern Quebec. Canada. 1988

Billy Edwards, an elderly Cree in snowshoes, hauling a birchwood sled over lake ice. Quebec, Canada. 1988

Billy Edwards, a Cree hunter with catch of Whitefish & Suckers caught in a net under the ice. Northern Quebec, Canada. 1988

A Cree trapper and wife, Abel & Elizabeth Brien, with pelts of autumn catch of Pine Martens, Quebec, Canada. 1988

Billy Edwards, a Cree trapper scraping a caribou skin pegged out to dry. Quebec, Canada. 1988

Cree hunter, Abel Brien, with a number of beaver skins stretched onto frames to dry. Quebec, Canada. 1988

Canoes in front of a lakeside house at the Cree village of Chisasibe, Quebec, Canada. 1988

A small Cree boy holds his father's wooden canoe on a hunting trip. Northern Quebec, Canada. 1988

Cree hunter, Josie Sam-Atkinson, and his grandson Tommy Sam set out on an autumn goose hunt. James Bay. Northern Quebec. Canada. 1988

Cree Indians leaving in their boats for a goose hunt. Quebec. Canada. 1988

Cree hunters meet up in canoes to discuss tactics on an autumn goose hunt in James Bay, N.Quebec, Canada. 1988

James (Jimmy) Rupert, a Cree hunter, shooting geese in the autumn. James Bay. Quebec, Canada. 1988

James (Jimmy) Rupert, a Cree hunter carrying geese that he has shot in the autumn. James Bay. Quebec, Canada. 1988

Cree Trapper, Abel Brien paddles his canoe while out hunting in the autumn. Quebec, Canada. 1988

Cree trapper Abel Brien and his wife, Elizabeth, check their fish nets on Lake Bourinot, Quebec, Canada. 1988

A Cree woman, Elizabeth Brien, preparing to smoke white fish on racks at a camp. Quebec, Canada. 1988

Cree hunter, Abel Brien, walking beside a frozen lake as he checks his traps out on the taiga. N.Quebec, Canada. 1988

Abel Brien, a Cree hunter, carries his grandson while portaging between two lakes. The Cree. Quebec. Canada. 1988

Abel Brien, a Cree hunter with a caribou he has shot. Sub-Arctic, Quebec, Canada. 1988

Cree woman, Elizabeth Brien, cuts fur from a caribou skin that will be used for snowshoes. Quebec, Canada. 1988

Cree woman, Elizabeth Brien, sets a pan of water to boil over a wood fire. Quebec, Canada. 1988

Elizabeth Brien, a Cree woman chops firewood at the family's winter camp at Lake Bourinot. Canada. 1988

A Cree family watch supplies arrive in a small plane landed on the lake ice. Quebec. Canada. 1988

Cree school children learning to make snow shoes. Quebec. Canada. 1988
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