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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

Lilo Berliner fonds

  • 145
  • Fonds
  • Nov. 1968 - 1975

Fonds consists of negative images of petroglyphs largely from the Pacific west coast of North America. Most of the images are from sites located in British Columbia, but there are also images from sites in Washington State, New Mexico, and other areas of the United States and Mexico. There are also images of artifacts, masks, totem poles, wood carvings, and graveyards. Images of family travels, landscapes, wild animals, and house cats are interspersed within the collection.

Lilo Berliner

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

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.

This pole is shown on page 127 of Carter's book Abundant Rivers, with the inaccurate caption: "This well-carved pole belongs to Mr. Russell, one of the councillors at Kitsegukla. The predominant long-billed bird is a mythical figure called 'Weneel.'"

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.

This pole is shown on page 127 of Carter's book Abundant Rivers, with the inaccurate caption: "This well-carved pole belongs to Mr. Russell, one of the councillors at Kitsegukla. The predominant long-billed bird is a mythical figure called 'Weneel.'"

Anthony Carter

George Hunt Sr. pole (Kwakwaka’wakw)

Image of totem pole carved by George Hunt Sr. The pole is now part of the museum's collection.
This pole was originally carved for the Edward S. Curtis film "In the Land of the War Canoes" which was originally titled "In the Land of the Head Hunters". The pole was repaired and re-painted by carvers Ellen Neel in 1949 and Mungo Martin in 1950-51. It stood at Totem Park, UBC Campus until it was re-located to the Museum's Great Hall in 1976.

Anthony Carter

Charlie James totem pole

Image of totem pole carved by Charles James.

The pole was re-adzed and re-painted by Kwakwaka'wakw carver Mungo Martin before shipping to UBC in 1947. Repainted and repaired by Ellen Neel (1949) and by Mungo Martin (1950-51). It stood at Totem Pole Park, UBC Campus until it was re-located to the Museum's Great Hall ca. 1976.

Anthony Carter

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