Fonds glen-3864 - Ozija Thiha fonds

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Ozija Thiha fonds

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GLEN glen-3864

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([ca. 1837-1903])

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Ozija Thiha, [ca. 1837-1903], (also know as Bearspaw, Jacob Bearspaw, Mas-gwa-ah-sid), was a Stoney warrior and chief. He encouraged George and John McDougall to establish their mission at Morley, Alberta in 1873 and attended the signing of Treaty 7 in 1877. For further information see Ian Getty's article, "Ozija Thiha" in the Dictionary of Canadian Biography, vol. 13.

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This document was held in the Indigenous Studies collection at Glenbow from 1958 to 2014 when it was transferred to the Archives.

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The fonds consists of his original presentation copy of Treaty 7.

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Gift of Ruth Gorman, 1958.


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Call number M-9645-oversize

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