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August Jack (107 yrs), Ladysmith, Van Isle

Portrait of a man identified by Carter as August Jack, of Ladysmith, BC (on Vancouver Island). This does not appear to be the same August Jack featured in other images in this fonds.

Anthony Carter

At Rugged Point Beach

An image of a child holding glass balls of different sizes. According to the documentation included with the filmstrip, the description of the image states "Diane Jack holds glass balls found on Rugged Point beach. Every year thousands of these fish floats are lost by Japanese fishermen. They float over from Japan on the Japanese Current, and the surf throws them onto the beaches of the West Coast of North America."

An Elder of Kyuquot

A close-up image of an elderly person. According to the documentation included with the filmstrip, the description of the image states that the man stands "in front of a store."

Able John (73 yrs), Gold River BC

Image of Able John wearing a mask. An image of John is printed on page 119 of Carter's book "From History's Locker," with the caption: "Able John, born at Ehahsitaht but now living at Gold River. A friendly happy man he carves authentic Nootka masks to supplement his the earnings."

Anthony Carter

Able John (73 yrs), Gold River BC

Image of Able John wearing a mask. An image of John is printed on page 119 of Carter's book "From History's Locker," with the caption: "Able John, born at Ehahsitaht but now living at Gold River. A friendly happy man he carves authentic Nootka masks to supplement his the earnings."

Anthony Carter

A bone game, "La-hal"

An image of two men sitting, one holding unidentifiable objects in his hands and another holding a drum. According to the documentation included with the filmstrip, the description of the image states that a man "shows the other team which hand holds the unmarked bone."

A bone game, "La-hal"

An image of two men sitting and chanting while one man beats a drum, other people stand by. According to the documentation included with the filmstrip, the description of the image states that three men "... play La-hal. One man beats the drum while other two chant and hide the bones from their opponents. (You can learn to play La-hal from the enclosed sheet.)"

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