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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

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

Able Derek, Old Aiyansh, Nass River, Nisga'a

Portrait of Able Derek, Nisga'a. A similar portrait of him is printed on page 136 of Carter's book Abundant Rivers, with the caption: Abel Derek at Gitlakdamix, now called Old Aiyanch 'I am just a common man.'"

Anthony Carter

[Bessie Haizinqua, Nisga'a]

Image of Bessie Haizinqua in the old village of Aiyanch. A colour version of this image is printed on page 138 of Carter's book Abundant Rivers, with the caption: "Bessie Haizinqua - a proud young Nishga woman. Walking along the pathway through the old village of Aiyanch. She carried a bowl of bear meat; the scene was primitive and beautiful."

Anthony Carter

Able Derek, Old Aiyansh, Nass River, Nisga'a

Portrait of Able Derek, Nisga'a. A similar portrait of him is printed on page 136 of Carter's book Abundant Rivers, with the caption: Abel Derek at Gitlakdamix, now called Old Aiyanch 'I am just a common man.'"

Anthony Carter

Able Derek, Old Aiyansh, Nass River, Nisga'a

Portrait of Able Derek, Nisga'a. A similar portrait of him is printed on page 136 of Carter's book Abundant Rivers, with the caption: Abel Derek at Gitlakdamix, now called Old Aiyanch 'I am just a common man.'"

Anthony Carter

August Jack at Squamish (born in Stanley Park)

Portrait of August Jack. A similar image of him is printed on page 23 of Carter's book Abundant Rivers, with the caption: "August Jack, or Kahts-Lanock, was born of Squamish parents living temporarily in Stanley Park. He was 99 years and 7 months old when he passed away in 1967. Kahts-Lanock was also the last of the medicine men." Other sources suggest that he passed way in 1971 when he was 93 or 94.

Anthony Carter

August Jack at Squamish (born in Stanley Park)

Portrait of August Jack. A similar image of him is printed on page 23 of Carter's book Abundant Rivers, with the caption: "August Jack, or Kahts-Lanock, was born of Squamish parents living temporarily in Stanley Park. He was 99 years and 7 months old when he passed away in 1967. Kahts-Lanock was also the last of the medicine men." Other sources suggest that he passed way in 1971 when he was 93 or 94.

Anthony Carter

August Jack at Squamish (born in Stanley Park)

Portrait of August Jack. A similar image of him is printed on page 23 of Carter's book Abundant Rivers, with the caption: "August Jack, or Kahts-Lanock, was born of Squamish parents living temporarily in Stanley Park. He was 99 years and 7 months old when he passed away in 1967. Kahts-Lanock was also the last of the medicine men." Other sources suggest that he passed way in 1971 when he was 93 or 94.

Anthony Carter

August Jack

Portrait of August Jack. A similar image of him is printed on page 23 of Carter's book Abundant Rivers, with the caption: "August Jack, or Kahts-Lanock, was born of Squamish parents living temporarily in Stanley Park. He was 99 years and 7 months old when he passed away in 1967. Kahts-Lanock was also the last of the medicine men." Other sources suggest that he passed way in 1971 when he was 93 or 94.

Anthony Carter

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