Image depicts exterior view of Chief Wiah's Monster House and frontal house post in Masset, Haida Gwaii, B. C. In front of the house are ten seated figures. Image appears to be reproduction of a039353.
Item is a photograph showing a landscape with a river in the foreground and mountains in the background. A single house is in the centre. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, a <i>dak</i> is referred to as being "a post system by means of transport relays of horses stationed at intervals along a route or network, carrying mail and passengers". A dak bungalow refers to a lodging house, typically one story with a large verandah, along a dak route.
File contains copies of images held at the Royal British Columbia Museum Archives and a pdf document titled "The Role of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police During the Indian Residential School System" produced by the RCMP.