Collection atu-2 - Bernard Wiese collection

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Bernard Wiese collection

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CA ATU atu-2

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  • [ca. 1937 to ca. 1989] (Creation)
    Wiese, Bernard

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4 artefacts.

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This accession was donated by Bernard Wiese of Westlock, Alberta in 2007. He acquired the Athapaskan beaded gloves and jackets from his parents. They purchased the items from the wife of one of the men who traveled from Slave Lake to Westlock to work on the Wiese farm during harvest time. The folk art carved wooden statue was acquired from Millie Hay, a local from Colinton, Alberta whose parents owned the Colinton Hotel for a number of years. She received it from her brother who acquired it as a debt payment from a First Nations man who frequented the Colinton Hotel and made carvings.

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Collection consists of a pair of Athapaskan hide beaded gauntlets, white with beading (pink and red flowers with green stems) and light green interior, two Athapaskan beaded hide jackets with fringe, and a folk art carved wooden statue depicting a cowboy on a horse roping a calf.

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  • The material is in English.

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There are no restrictions on access.Permission for use required. Subject to The Copyright Act.

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Other collections donated by Bernard Wiese will be found at the Pioneer Museum in Westlock, Alberta.See fonds number AU0001 for other items donated by Bernard Weise.

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Information for the biographical sketch was obtained from an interview Bernard Wise and from the following book: Memories of Pibroch, Sunniebend, Linaria & Shoal Creek 1900-1984, Sunniebend Historical Society, Alberta, 1985.<br><br>Record No. AU0002<br><br>

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