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Skeena Crossing totem pole

Image depicts a totem pole from Gitsegyukla (Skeena Crossing). Read`s notes call this the Pole of Mawlarhen. Depictions of frogs and an owl are visible. See also item a03426 for another view of this pole.

Slave killers

Image depicts two carvings entitled Slave Killers. The photograph was taken outside and the two figures appear to be getting ready to throw a black object.

Sleeping face

Image depicts a carved head. The eyes on the face are shut; the mouth is open in an o-shape.

Sleeping face, front view

Image depicts a carved head. The eyes on the face are shut; the mouth is open in an o-shape. This view depicts the entire face.

Small scale totem, midsection closeup

Image depicts a midsection closeup of a small-scale totem pole in front of a door. Visible are two figures, one possibly a seated human perched on top of what may be a Thunderbird. Each figure seems to be sitting in a corner. See items a034476 - a034482 for other views of this pole.

Small scale totem, side and front view

Image depicts a side/front view of a small-scale totem pole in front of a door. The top two figures have long beaks, a third figure has a beak that is bent downward, and a human figure is seated at the bottom. Each winged figure is protecting a smaller figure. Two are possibly human and the third appears to be a frog. See items a034476 - a034482 for other views of this pole.

Small scale totem, side view

Image depicts a side view of a small-scale totem pole in front of a door. The top two figures have long beaks, a third figure has wings but no visible beak, and a human figure is seated at the bottom. See items a034476 - a034482 for other views of this pole.

Small scale totem, top section closeup

Image depicts a top section closeup of a small-scale totem pole in front of a door. Visible are two beaked figures, with another seated figure. See items a034476 - a034482 for other views of this pole.

Smaller scale totem

Image depicts a small scale totem pole which seems to be situated in a cemetery. The bottom figure seems to be human and the top an eagle.

Songs by Mr. and Mrs. Fred Louis of Kitimat Part 1

Item is the first of three sound recordings made by Dr. Ida Halpern that feature Mr. and Mrs. Fred Louis of Kitimat, British Columbia singing Nuu-chah-nulth songs, along with drum accompaniment. Fred Louis introduces each song. There is some use of the Haisla language in the content descriptions written on the reel container.

Songs by Mr. and Mrs. Fred Louis of Kitimat Part 2

Item is the second of three sound recordings made by Dr. Ida Halpern that feature Mr. and Ms. Fred Louis of Kitimat, British Columbia singing Nuu-chah-nulth songs, along with drum accompaniment. Fred Louis introduces each song. There is some use of the Haisla language in the content descriptions written on the reel container. This recording was possibly made by Dr. Ida Halpern.

Songs by Mr. and Mrs. Fred Louis of Kitimat Part 3

Item is third of three sound recordings made by Dr. Ida Halpern that feature Mr. and Ms. Fred Louis of Kitimat, British Columbia singing what are possibly Nuu-chah-nulth songs, along with drum accompaniment. Mr. Louis introduces each song. He states in the recording that most songs are written by his cousin Simon Peter of Iqaluit.

St. Michael's Indian Residential School, Alert Bay

Image of a St. Michael's Indian Residential School in Alert Bay. A similar image is printed on page 35 of Carter's book "From History's Locker," with the caption: "Two fine old carved columns stand guard in front of the school."

Anthony Carter

St. Michael's Indian Residential School, Alert Bay

Image of a St. Michael's Indian Residential School in Alert Bay. A similar image is printed on page 35 of Carter's book "From History's Locker," with the caption: "Two fine old carved columns stand guard in front of the school."

Anthony Carter

Tall totem pole, Alert Bay, BC

Photograph of a totem pole in Alert Bay, BC. This pole has been called the world's tallest totem pole, though this is a disputed fact since it is actually comprised of two pieces. The pole is not specific to a particular family, but represents multiple tribes of the Kwakwaka'wakw. The pole was completed in the late 1960's and raised in 1973. It is located near the Big House.

Mildred Laurie

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