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Chief & Mrs. Naknakin

Portrait of Chief and Mrs. Nanakin, taken outside. Carter's wide, Minn Sjolseth is also in the portrait.

Anthony Carter

[Mountain range, Skeena area]

Image of a mountain range in the Skeena area of BC, seen from the distance. The range appears to be the Seven Sisters peaks.

Anthony Carter

Interior of [Ksan] village long house, Haselton, BC

Image of the interior of the new Ksan Village longhouse at Hazelton, B.C. Carter describes it as "an outstanding example of the old culture of the west coast Indian people" on page 110 of his book Abundant Rivers.

Anthony Carter

House of Wiiseks/Wiigyet of Gitsegukla Totem Pole

Image of a totem pole in Gitsegukla owned by Gary Hill Sr. of the house of Wiiseks/Wiigyet. The pole was cut down and as of March 2019 there are plans to make another one.

This pole is shown on page 127 of Carter's book Abundant Rivers, with the inaccurate caption: "This well-carved pole belongs to Mr. Russell, one of the councillors at Kitsegukla. The predominant long-billed bird is a mythical figure called 'Weneel.'"

Anthony Carter

Able Derek, Old Aiyansh, Nass River, Nisga'a

Portrait of Able Derek, Nisga'a. A similar portrait of him is printed on page 136 of Carter's book Abundant Rivers, with the caption: Abel Derek at Gitlakdamix, now called Old Aiyanch 'I am just a common man.'"

Anthony Carter

[Theresa Gabriel, Lillooet, Mount Currie Reserve]

Portrait of Theresa Gabriel, Stl'al'lmx of Pemberton Valley. A similar image is printed on page 39 of Carter's book Abundant Rivers, with the caption: "Theresa Gabriel 86 years old. An old timer in the valley, she has watched history unfold around her."

Anthony Carter

[Theresa Gabriel, Lillooet, Mount Currie Reserve]

Portrait of Theresa Gabriel, Stl'al'lmx of Pemberton Valley. A similar image is printed on page 39 of Carter's book Abundant Rivers, with the caption: "Theresa Gabriel 86 years old. An old timer in the valley, she has watched history unfold around her."

Anthony Carter

[Cornelius Sam, Mt. Currie]

Portrait of Cornelius Sam, resident of the Mount Currie reserve. A similar portrait of him is printed on page 41 of Carter's book Abundant Rivers, with the caption: "Cornelius Sam, a cheerful humorous fellow."

Anthony Carter

George Hunt Sr. pole (Kwakwaka’wakw)

Image of totem pole carved by George Hunt Sr. The pole is now part of the museum's collection.
This pole was originally carved for the Edward S. Curtis film "In the Land of the War Canoes" which was originally titled "In the Land of the Head Hunters". The pole was repaired and re-painted by carvers Ellen Neel in 1949 and Mungo Martin in 1950-51. It stood at Totem Park, UBC Campus until it was re-located to the Museum's Great Hall in 1976.

Anthony Carter

Bill Reid’s 7waasru (Wasgo )

Image of carving by Bill Reid, 7waasru (Wasgo). The carving was commissioned by the University of British Columbia for display in Totem Park, originally. The sculpture was moved to the Museum of Anthropology in 1978.

Anthony Carter

Feast dish

Image of a feast dish. This dish is now part of MOA's object collection.

Anthony Carter

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