• Description:

    Outdoor portrait of the men Joe "Amite" Jeddore and Matt Burke, wearing European clothing, and posed in front of a wooden clapboard structure. Jeddore wears a small cross pinned to his vest

  • Culture/People:

    Mi'kmaq (Micmac)

  • Date created:

    1931

  • Photographer:

    Frederick Johnson (Fred Johnson), Non-Indian, 1904-1994

  • Place:

    Samiajij Miawpukek Reserve (Conne River Reserve); Newfoundland; Newfoundland and Labrador; Canada

  • Format/Object name:

    Acetate negative

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Frederick Johnson began his anthropological studies as a teenager, accompanying anthropologist Frank G. Speck (1881-1951) on trips to Native communities in Quebec. Between 1923 and 1929, Johnson studied at the University of Pennsylvania and conducted several research trips in Canada and the U.S., some of which were sponsored by MAI. This photograph probably accompanied the object collections he acquired for MAI.

  • Dimensions:

    5 x 7 in.

  • Catalog number:

    N20279

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