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2019 Archival description results for First Nations

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(Replicas)?, mortuary poles (Haida), dwelling house and sea wolf, Totem Park, UBC, Vancouver

MOA Object ID numbers correspond to poles in the image from left to right.

A50030 carved by Bill Reid and Doug Cranmer (1961-62) as the frontal pole for the front of the Haida house, at the University of British Columbia, for display in Totem Park. Moved to the new Museum of Anthropology grounds in 1978. Pole was removed from the Haida House in 2000-09 and placed in a greenhouse tent for conservation treatment and drying. Pole was then re-raised in the Great Hall of the Museum on Oct. 31, 2002.

21 June 1958 Alert Bay Centennial Celebrations

Item is a photograph of a procession of people (men, women, children) in ceremonial dress (button blankets, headdresses) walking away from the ferry terminal dock [?] in Alert Bay. The procession is led by Mungo Martin and Daisy Neel. A man dressed in regular clothes, smoking a pipe looks on from the left.

21 June 1958 Alert Bay Centennial Celebrations

Item is a photograph of four men dancing in ceremonial dress (button blankets, carved [eagle?] mask with cedar strips) performing a ceremonial dance in front of a crowd of on-lookers. The man second from the left is Willie Sewid [Seaweed; Seewid?].

21 June 1958 Alert Bay Centennial Celebrations

Item is a photograph of a crowd of people in ceremonial dress and regular clothes watching two people performing a mask dance. One person wears a crooked beak [four-faced?] mask while the other is wearing a button blanket and headdress. Willie Seewid [Seaweed; Sewid?] is the man on the left looking at the dancer - noted by William Wasden Jr., 2005/02/22.

21 June 1958 Alert Bay Centennial Celebrations

Item is a photograph of two men performing a dance while a crowd watches. The man on the right in ceremonial dress (button blanket, cedar bark headdress) is Willie Seewid [Seaweed; Sewid?], who carved the crooked beak mask with cedar strips that is worn by the other dancer on the left.

21 June 1958 Alert Bay Centennial Celebrations

Item is a photograph of men gathered together for an event celebrating British Columbia's centennial in Alert Bay in 1958. They are sitting down in front of a painted wall and some are wearing ceremonial dress, such as button blankets and woven cedar headbands. A drum and a painted dance screen [thunderbird?] on fabric are also visible. Men in the photograph include: Charles Nowell, Billy Assu, and George Scow.

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