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The best pictures of Grey Owl alias Archibald Belaney

Posted in Anthropology, Best pictures, Children, Conservation, Geography, Historical articles, History, Nature on Saturday, 5 September 2015

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The best pictures of Grey Owl, the adopted name of Archibald Belaney, a former schoolboy from Hastings, are striking images of him after he married a woman of Red Indian heritage and assumed a new ethnic identity; he became a famous conservationist in Canada.
The first picture shows Archibald Belaney.

Grey Owl, picture, image, illustration

Archibald Belaney when a schoolboy in Hastings, England by Ron Embleton

The second picture shows him dressed as Grey Owl.

Grey Owl, picture, image, illustration

In 1906 he sailed to Halifax, Canada, and began work as a fur-trapper. During his time there, he married a lady from the Ojjibwa and adopted the name 'Grey Owl'. by Ron Embleton

The third picture shows a programme for one of Grey Owl’s many international speaking tours.

Grey Owl, picture, image, illustration

Souvenir Programme of his British tour in the 1930s

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