British Columbia

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352 Archival description results for British Columbia

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[Mountain range, Skeena area]

Image of a mountain range in the Skeena area of BC, seen from the distance. The range appears to be the Seven Sisters peaks.

Anthony Carter

[Bear pole, Kitwancool]

Image of a bear pole in Kitwancool, BC. This pole is pictured on page 119 of Carter's book Abundant Rivers.

Anthony Carter

[Totem pole, Kitsegukla]

Image of a totem pole in Kitsegukla (Gitsegukla?), BC. This same pole is pictured on page 125 of Carter's book Abundant Rivers, with the caption: "This very old pole carved with a human figure and birds is a striking land mark in the village of Kitsegukla."

Anthony Carter

[Old grave house and Pole-in-the-Sand]

Image of an old gravehouse in Gitsegukla, with the totem pole known as Pole-in-the-Sand visible in the background. This image, or one similar to it, is printed on page 123 of Carter's book Abundant Rivers, with the caption: "This old grave house has fallen to decay leaving some of this long departed soul's worldly goods exposed once more to the light of day. It was customary among most of the Indian tribes to bury the prized possessions of an individual along with his remains. This ancient rite is no longer practised."

Anthony Carter

Stone Bear memorial, in memory of Chief Mark We-get and Pole-in-Sand.

Image of a stone bear memorial, in memory of Chief Mark We-get, located in the Skeena/Hazelton area of BC. Behind the memorial is a totem pole known as Pole-in-the-Sand. The totem pole is owned by Gary Hill Sr. of the house of Wiiseks/Wiigyet. The pole was cut down and as of March 2019 there are plans to make another one.

Anthony Carter

House of Wiiseks/Wiigyet of Gitsegukla Totem Pole

Image of a totem pole in Gitsegukla owned by Gary Hill Sr. of the house of Wiiseks/Wiigyet. The pole was cut down and as of March 2019 there are plans to make another one.

The pole, known as Pole-in-Sand, represents the sandbar at mouth of Skeena River.

Anthony Carter

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