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The following table shows images and captions on the left, and alt text and captions on the right: the right column is what a visually impaired reader will hear. This table was computed from the copy of Notable Aboriginal people of Canada cached on None.
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"A bust color portrait of a young Aboriginal woman, in a red traditional shawl with her dark hair tied back "
"A colour photo of Robbie Robertson on a stage. He is wearing a purple shirt while playing a six string fender guitar."
"A colour bust photo of Adam Ruebin Beach wearing a grey leather bomber jacket."
"A colour photo of Tagaq on stage singing. She is holding a microphone while wearing a red and black dress."
"A colour photo of Paul Okalik standing in front of a chalkboard wearing a grey sweater"
"A colour picture of a smiling Kenojuak Ashevak in 1997 while at work in the print shop."
"A colour picture of Tony Whitford, Commissioner of the Northwest Territories during his swearing in ceremony. He is in a dark suit and white shirt with a tie and a flower in the buttonhole."
" A colour photo of actor Tom Jackson wearing a blue sleeveless sweater, zipped to his chin, over a white long sleeved shirt."
"A colour photo of Bryan John Trottier while skating with no helmet in a hockey rink in uniform. "
A colour photo of Graham Greene at the Gemini Awards wearing a black and white tuxedo.
A colour photo of Sheila Watt-Cloutier, looking up and smiling, while giving a lecture at York University. She is a wearing a blue jacket over a black shirt and has an ulu necklace.
"A bust portrait of Métis leader Louis Riel c1870 after a carte de visite in 1884."