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Haida history spoken by Chief William Matthews of Masset Part 2
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1 audio reel ; 5"
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[rr_0024t1a] Item is a sound recording of Chief William Matthews of Masset, Haida Gwaii, British Columbia discussing Haida history. Topics include: the history of Haida villages, particularly the village of Masset; carver Robert Davidson who lived in Masset during his infancy; and traditional forms of fishing and agriculture.
[rr_0024t2a] Item is a sound recording of William Matthews discussing Haida history. Topics include: stories about fishing and hunting expeditions as a child; how he became involved in Council work in Masset; impact of the work done by Council on the village and improvements made; specific individuals involved in Council; differences in the approach between Council now and during his tenure; observations about life in Masset now and then.
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Audio Recordings Reel to Reel Box 2
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[rr_0024t1a] 83.8 MB sound recording (mp3) : 45 min.
[rr_0024t2a] 42.7 MB sound recording (mp3) : 23 min.
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Two forms from Simon Fraser University Library Audio Visual Center.
William Matthews, History of the Haida, duplicated tracks 1 & 2 on 17 Feb 71