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R. Davidson [Jr.] pole raising, Masset Q.C.I.

Image taken at a pole raising ceremony in Masset. The pole was carved by Robert Davidson, Jr. This image is an aerial shot showing the totem pole lying on the ground near the hole in the ground into which it will be propped. Ropes are attached to the pole to raise it, and the process of moving the pole into a whole in the ground has been started.

Anthony Carter

R. Davidson [Jr.] pole raising, Masset Q.C.I.

Image taken at a pole raising ceremony in Masset. The pole was carved by Robert Davidson, Jr. This image shows a man wearing a ceremonial headdress - possibly Chief Weah (Willie Mathews) - speaking into a microphone.

Anthony Carter

R. Davidson [Jr.] pole raising, Masset Q.C.I.

Image taken at a pole raising ceremony in Masset. The pole was carved by Robert Davidson, Jr. This image shows Davidson and a woman, with a crowd behind them. They appear to be looking up at the pole.

Anthony Carter

R. Davidson [Jr.] pole raising, Masset Q.C.I.

Image taken at a pole raising ceremony in Masset. The pole was carved by Robert Davidson, Jr. This image shows the pole while it is still lying on the ground. Ropes are attached to raise it, with a number of people lined up holding the ropes to pull it up.

Anthony Carter

R. Davidson [Jr.] pole raising, Masset Q.C.I.

Image taken at a pole raising ceremony in Masset. The pole was carved by Robert Davidson, Jr. This image shows a section of the pole after it has been raised. A man is standing nearby with a video camera, and a crowd is gathered in the background.

Anthony Carter

R. Davidson [Jr.] pole raising, Masset Q.C.I.

Image taken at a pole raising ceremony in Masset. The pole was carved by Robert Davidson, Jr. This image shows Davidson speaking into a microphone, wearing what appears to be ceremonial clothing and a headdress. A crowd is gathered around him.

Anthony Carter

R. Davidson [Jr.] pole raising, Masset Q.C.I.

Image taken at a pole raising ceremony in Masset. The pole was carved by Robert Davidson, Jr. This image shows an older man standing in front of a painting on a piece of wood. The image was shot outside.

Anthony Carter

R. Davidson [Jr.] pole raising, Masset Q.C.I.

Image taken at a pole raising ceremony in Masset. The pole was carved by Robert Davidson, Jr. This image shows an older man standing in front of a painting on a piece of wood. The image was shot outside.

Anthony Carter

Potlatch N Van [participants]

Portrait of two individuals at a potlatch in North Vancouver. The man in the centre of the image appears to be Chief John L. George, of the Burrard tribe.

Anthony Carter

[Pole riaisng, Haida Gwaii]

Image from a pole raising in Haida Gwaii. The pole was carved by Robert Davidson. In this image, the pole is in the process of being raised.

Anthony Carter

Chief Mungo Martin memorial, pole raising

Image of the memorial held for the Kwakiutl Chief Mungo Martin. A similar image of the same scene is printed on page 29 of Carter's book "From History's Locker," with the caption: "Under the direction of Chief William Scow the assembled chiefs of the Kwakiutl Nation come forward to make speeches in honor of the late Chief Mungo Martin."

Anthony Carter

Wedding

  • 30-30-01-30-01-07-a039115
  • Item
  • [1862-1937, predominant 1930-1937]
  • Part of John Mennie fonds

Item is a photograph of Mary Hanuse (nee Alfred) and Alfred James (Jack) Hanuse. Married February 22, 1935 Information supplied by Elders from Alert Bay in January 2001. Jack and Mary Hanuse, nee Alfred. Information supplied by William Wasden, MOA intern 2005

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