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Frog mask from left side

Image depicts a side view of a completed frog mask. The head is green and black, with white used to highlight eyes and red for nose and mouth. The hair may be composed of braided cedar fibrers.

Girl with group of moai

Photograph depicts a group of moai monolithic sculptures carved by the Rapa Nui people on Rapa Nui (Easter Island). A young girl is visible standing on one of the moai.

Halibut carving

Image depicts a small carving of a halibut that rests on a ledge. Additional information indicates that this photo was taken at a shutter speed of 50 with an aperture of 2.8 - 4.

Head carving

Image depicts a cedar carving of a head. The photo depicts the right side of the carving.

Interview with Bill Reid about Celebration of the Raven Part 1

Item is the first of a three part sound recording of an interview with Bill Reid about the origins of his carving The Raven and the First Men, located at MOA. The interviewer is unknown. During the interview Bill Reid discusses how the sculpture was the result of a highly collaborative process involving other artists, his impression of the location of the carving in MOA, and his working relationship with Walter C. Koerner who commissioned the sculpture. He lastly discusses his representation and interpretation of the Haida legend that the carving is based on. This recording is part of Celebration of the Raven which documented the creation of the Raven and the First Men Sculpture, its relocation to the Museum of Anthropology, and the unveiling by the Prince of Wales in 1982.

Jimmie & Cecilia John

File consists of images of Nootka carver Jimmie John and his wife, Cecilia, as well as some of John's carvings.

Anthony Carter

Killer Whale Arch

View of the Killer Whale Arch located at the entrance to the Nimpkish Band Indian Cemetery. This arch is a memorial to a boy lost at sea. Located at Alert Bay, British Columbia, See also item a033244 of this same carved arch.

Killer Whale Arch at the entrance to Kwatiutl Indian Cemetery

View of the Killer Whale Arch located at the entrance to the Kwatiul Indian Cemetery. This arch is a memorial to a boy lost at sea. Located at Alert Bay, British Columbia, this photo is attributed to Eric J. Cooke, Camp "N," Beaver Cove, B. C. Several crosses and memorial totem poles are visible behind this archway. See also item a033261 which includes this same carving.

Killer whale mask

Image depicts a frontal view of a killer whale mask. A distinguishing feature is the long fin that rises from the top of the mask.

Memorial carving for a chief

Image depicts a carving (possibly concrete) of a fish-like creature with a dorsal fin, mounted on stone. The inscription reads CHIEF WIEAHAKYSOU (?) Died Mar 1912 Aged 70 years.

Model, B. Reid, Raven and Clam myth

Image of Bill Reid's small boxwood sculpture "The Raven Discovering Mankind in a Clam Shell," which he completed in 1970. He was later commissioned to make a much larger version of this sculpture for the Museum of Anthropology, which he titled "The Raven and the First Men."

Montreal 1969

Image of carvings on display in Montreal, possibly at the Man and His World exhibit at the Expo 67 site.

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