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[Preparing to raise pole]

Image is of unidentified persons bending in position to help raise a pole at Capilano Mall. Balloons decorate the mall pillars. A totem pole is visible in image background.

[Preparing to raise pole]

Image is of Norman holding a skin drum in his left hand and an unidentified object in his right. Reva and two unidentified persons hold a rope, preparing to help raise a pole. Unidentified persons converse and hold a second rope in image background. Josiah wearing a button blanket is partially visible, behind Norman. Balloons decorate the mall pillars.

[Pole raising begins]

Image is of a group of people standing around a totem pole as they begin to lift. Norman stands holding a skin drum and chanting on the right side of the image. Balloons decorate the mall pillars.

[Pole raising]

Image is of a group of people standing around a totem pole as they lift the pole into the air. Norman stands holding a skin drum and chanting on the right side of the image. Balloons decorate the mall pillars. An unidentified person is partially visible, standing near the base of the pole.

[Pole nearing upright position]

Image is of a totem pole nearing its upright position. Multiple ropes extend from all sides of the pole. Tait family members and unidentified persons stand in various positions, watching the process. Balloons decorate the mall pillars. Another totem pole stands upright in image background.

[Isaac directs]

Image is of Isaac standing near center of image foreground and pointing towards the left side of the image. The totem pole nears its upright position in image background.

[Unidentified persons watch pole raising]

Image is of an unidentified person holding hands with two unidentified children who stand on either side of her as they watch the pole raising process. Norman stands in front of them, holding a skin drum and watching the process. Isaac stands closest to the pole and looks back towards Norman. Unidentified persons pull downwards on a rope on the left side of the image as the pole nears its uprights position.

[Reva Robinson directs pole raisers]

Image is of Reva standing next to and directing a group of unidentified persons as they assist in raising the totem pole. Unidentified persons stand to the left side of the image, watching the process. Closed shops are visible in image background.

[Ceremony preparations]

Image is of Norman, Reva, and unidentified persons near a small stage at the pole raising location in Capilano Mall. Reva squats near the floor as she opens an unidentified box. Norman stands next to her, watching the process.

[Reva assists unidentified person with face paint]

Image is of Reva applying paint to an unidentified person's face. Isaac, Ron, and unidentified persons stand waiting for the pole raising ceremony to begin. An unidentified object (painted cloth banner) and two totem poles are visible in image background.

[Pole raising ceremony]

Image is of Josiah Tait standing with his right arm raised as he holds a skin drum at his left side. Ron, Isaac, Wayne, and a group of unidentified persons stand in front of an unidentified object (painted cloth banner). Norman stands holding a skin drum in front of two totem poles.

[Norman and Mercy Tait continue ceremonial chant]

Image is of Norman and Mercy(?) facing one another while standing in front of two totem poles. A group of unidentified onlookers stand behind Norman, on the left side of the image. A tripod stands in image foreground, next to a mall pillar.

[Norman and Mercy Tait continue ceremonial chant]

Image is of Norman and Mercy continuing their ceremonial dance and chant in front of two totem poles. Mercy holds a skin drum. Unidentified onlookers stand on either side, watching the ceremony. An unidentified person with video equipment stands towards the right side of the image.

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