This will be my last posting on historic images from Kahnawake. After this I'll be getting back into beadwork. This particular group are all people from Kahnawake. Some are identified, some are not. Feel free to leave a comment if you can identify any of these individuals.
This first image is a circa 1905 printed postcard of Big John Canadien and Baptiste Taiaiake. Both were Caughnawaga river boat pilots that were famed for navigating the Lachine Rapids along the St. Lawrence River.
Circa 1910 real photo postcard. The text on the card is self-explanatory.
Real photo postcard of Chief Louis Deer. Text on the back reads: Aug. 19, 1935 - Montreal.
Another image of Chief Lewis Deer. This hand colored image is 6 x 10 inches. Text on the back identifies him by name and additionally says: August 29, 1929 - On our way to the locks - Caughnawaga Indian.
This is a 7 x 9 inch press photo dated Feb. 3, 1932 by the Canadian National Railways.The caption reads: Indian of Caughnawaga, near Montreal.
A circa 1910 printed postcard of a Mohawk gentleman. No other identifying information provided.
This appears to be the same elder gentleman in this circa 1910 printed postcard. No other identifying information provided.
A Mohawk couple from Caughnawaga in this circa 1910 printed postcard. No other identifying information provided.
A circa 1910 printed postcard of a Mohawk brother and sister. No other identifying information provided.