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Taped interviews

Interviewees include:
Jim Hart (2 tapes)
Dorothy Grant
Terry Starr
Susan Point (re: [Time])
Norman Tait
Alexander Peters
Rita Barnes (re: feast dishes MOA's Great Hall, 2 Dec. 2002)
Glen Tallio
Robert Davidson
Dempsey Bob (2 tapes)
William White (2 tapes)
Stolo
Doreen Jensen
Richard Sumner (28 January 1997)
David Gladstone
Tim Paul
Richard Hunt (re: Shark mask)
Cryl Carpenter
Russell Smith
Bill Reid
Leona Sparrow
Alfred Scow

Bill Reid symposium

Subseries contains three files consisting of records related to the Bill Reid symposium which was titled “The Legacy of Bill Reid: A Critical Enquiry”. The records comprise planning of the symposium, research done after the symposium on related topics, and McLennan’s presentation.

Bill Reid

Series consists of records created and collected by McLennan relating to Bill Reid and his art held both in private collections and at the MOA. Projects included in these records are the installation of Raven and the First Men in the MOA and The Spirit of Haida Gwaii at the Vancouver International Airport. Photographs also document jewelry designed by Bill Reid, along with small sculptures, large scale sculptures, ivory and argillite works and drums.

[Bill Reid makes his cut]

Image is of Bill Reid using adze to make his first cut. Unidentified persons stand behind him, watching the process.

[Bill Reid makes his cut]

Image is of Bill Reid using adze to make his first cut. Doreen Jensen and unidentified persons stand behind him, watching the process.

[Handing out oranges]

Image is of Rob't Tait holding box of oranges that he offers to an unidentified person and Bill Reid as refreshments.

[Guests post ceremony]

Image is of Moya Waters, Bill Reid and Bill McLennan and unidentified persons consuming refreshments and conversing. Ron holds box of oranges in background.

Bill Reid

Consists of collected material about or by artist Bill Reid, with whom Hilary was acquainted. Includes clippings, reproductions of Reid's work, pamphlets, obituaries, correspondence, and a photograph.

[Bill Reid's] Haida canoe - various photos, extras, or not being used

Negatives show the carving of Bill Reid's Lootaas (Loo Taas) canoe, which was carved in 1984 at MOA for Expo '86. The canoe now resides at the Haida Heritage Centre.

See file 03 in this series for prints of these negatives.

File also includes Hilary's notes about and sketches of the canoe, newspaper clippings, and MOA/UBC press releases.

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