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Haida history spoken by Chief William Matthews of Masset Part 1
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1 audio reel ; 5"
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Item is a sound recording of Chief William Matthews of Massett, Haida Gwaii, British Columbia discussing various topics including: the formation of Native Brotherhood of British Columbia, which was established in 1931 and is recognized as Canada’s oldest active Native organization, and a senior BC fishing organization; proceeding years of the organization’s existence including who had governance in the organization, descriptions of various delegates, which villages were represented in the organization and the growth of the organization in subsequent years; personal stories about his family; history and social structure of the village he grew up in and of Haida peoples more broadly.
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Audio Recordings Reel to Reel Box 1
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89.2 MB sound recording (mp3) : 48 min.
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Access restricted. Consult archivist for details.
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Newspaper obituary of William Matthews and a UBC Interdepartmental Memorandum document.
Memorandum document text:
"Tapes on Haida history spoken by Chief William Matthews of Masset. From his grandson Dannie Matthews. I think there are several copies of these tapes, for example, Bud Mintz."