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Tibetan building

Image depicts a large Tibetan building, possibly a temple or a monastery. Traditional Tibetan architectural features visible here include a structure with multiple windows to let in sunlight and a flat roof to preserve heat. These dwellings are often constructed with a combination of wood, rocks, cement, and earth. Several figures are seated in front of this dwelling near a row of drums.

Traditional Tibetian dancing

Image depicts several individuals dressed in regalia and performing what may be the Black Hat Dance. This dance is taking place in front of the building depicted in images a033048-a033049 and a033054-a033060.

Participants with headdresses

Photograph shows a close up of participants wearing a variety of what appear to be Haida headdresses and hats at the 1978 Bill Reid pole raising ceremony in Skidegate.

Preparing the pole to be raised

Photograph shows Bill Reid's pole for Skidegate propped up on a wooden structure and several people making preparations ahead of the pole raising ceremony.

Crowd on the beach at pole raising

Photograph shows a crowd gathered on the beach to witness Bill Reid's pole raising ceremony at Skidegate. The partially raised pole is visible in the centre of the image.

Procession

Photograph shows a crowd watching a procession of Haida men in button blankets, some wearing hats and headdresses, and two of whom are holding carved staffs at the ceremony for the raising of Bill Reid's pole in Skidegate. A rope to raise the pole is visible in the foreground at the feet of the group.

Items of the bridal trousseau

Photograph of a woman surrounded by a crowd of children carrying the items of a bridal Trousseau on the way to the bridgeroom's house as part of Tunisian wedding traditions. The photograph was taken by Nadia Abu-Zahra during Ramadan in Sidi Ameur, the Sahel, Tunisia.

Musical group accompanying the bridal trousseau

Photograph of a group of men and children playing music to accompany the bridal trousseau as part of Tunisian wedding traditions. The photograph was taken by Nadia Abu-Zahra during Ramadan in Sidi Ameur, the Sahel, Tunisia.

Coffee shop in the Zawiya

Photograph of a new coffee shop in the Zawiya (an Islamic religious school or monastery), depicting typical Tunisian architecture. The photograph was taken by Nadia Abu-Zahra during in Sidi Ameur, the Sahel, Tunisia.

Mosque in Algerian desert

Photograph of a mosque and its surroundings taken in an oasis in the desert in Algeria by Nadia Abu-Zahra.

Exhibition of the bridal trousseau

Photograph of the ceremonial exhibition of the trousseau of the bride as part of Tunisian wedding traditions. The photograph was taken in Sidi Ameur, Sahel, Tunisia by Nadia Abu-Zahra.

Ceremonial formal invitation

Photograph of a group as part of a ceremonial formal invitation for a male circumcision ceremony. The phogoraph was taken in the Zawiya section of Sidi Ameur, Sahel, Tunisia by Nadia Abu-Zahra.

Dancers in grass skirts

Photograph depicts a group of dancers dancing in grass skirts among palm trees somewhere in the South Pacific (likely Hawaii or Samoa). The negative is over-exposed.

Group of dancers in grass skirts

Photograph depicts a group of dancers in grass skirts dancing amid palm trees and in front of a grass hut somewhere in the South Pacific (likely Hawaii or Samoa). The dancers are flanked by two seated individuals on either side. The negative is slightly overexposed.

Portrait of two men in front of tipi, view four

Two men sit in front of a tipi. The one on the left wears native clothing. The one on the right wears western style clothing and is writing in a book. The front flap of tipi is open and debris scattered in the grass in front. Structures and trees in background.

Fred Ryckman

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