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Zuni men making shell necklaces

Photograph depicts two Zuni (A:shiwi) men identified as Dick and his brother-in-law making shell necklaces. A note on the back of the photograph describes how Dick is using a Zuni drill and his brother-in-law is rubbing down the rough edges of the shell beads on a flat stone.

YVR photographs

File contains images of various different pieces of Northwest Coast artwork located at YVR. These artwork pieces include: the cedar crabs from the <i>Pacific Passage</i> installation; <i>Hetux, Thunderbird, the Keeper of the Sky</i> installation; the whaling canoe from the <i>Rainbow off the Beach</i> installation; the <i>Origins of Light</i> installation; the <i>The Supernatural Worlds: The Land, The Sea, The Sky</i> installation; and the <i> Musqueam Welcoming Area</i> installation, which includes several Salish weavings.

Wood relief carving, close up of eye

Image depicts a portion of a wood relief carving, focusing on what may be an eye. The carving appears to be unfinished as rough edges and some markings can be seen.

Wood relief carving, close up

Image depicts a portion of a wood relief carving that may represent a wing. An extension cord hangs in the photo and a woodworking tool is visible in the top left portion of the print.

Wood relief carving

Image depicts a wood relief carving that depicts several figures and crests. The central figure is a seated human. Notes indicate this carving may be from Bella Bella. Additional notes say, "shutter 15 aperature 2.8"

Women wearing pendants and belt

Image depicts several women, some wearing large pendants and one wearing a decorative belt. This is a fuller image of item a033050, which offers a close up view of the jewelry.

Woman weaving basket

Image of a woman weaving a basket. Different images of the same woman and scene are printed on page 112 of Carter's book "From History's Locker," with the caption: "Basket weaving, and art that reaches its highest form among the Nootka tribe, is still very much in vogue today. Here Mrs. Wilson works with local grasses to create a beautiful little trinket basket."

Anthony Carter

Woman weaving

Photograph depicts a woman weaving at a loom taken somewhere in the American Southwest, likely in Arizona.

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