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Preparing Clam Chowder

A close-up image of a cooking pot filled with clams and vegetables. According to the documentation included with the filmstrip, the description of the image states "Adding the vegetables."

Feeding Seagulls

An image of two children and an adult feeding birds on the beach, two dogs stand nearby. Woodland and houses in far distance. According to the documentation included in the collection the description of the image states "Throwing bread crumbs to the seagulls."

Rugged Point Beach

An image of a beach shore with woodland in the background. According to the documentation included with the filmstrip, the description of the image states "The beach at Rugged Point is a good place to swim, beach comb, and picnic."

At Rugged Point Beach

An image of a child holding glass balls of different sizes. According to the documentation included with the filmstrip, the description of the image states "Diane Jack holds glass balls found on Rugged Point beach. Every year thousands of these fish floats are lost by Japanese fishermen. They float over from Japan on the Japanese Current, and the surf throws them onto the beaches of the West Coast of North America."

Kyuquot Wrist Band

A close-up image of person's hands holding a Kyuquot beaded wrist band. According to the documentation included with the filmstrip, the description of the image states "Natalie Vincent holds a beaded wrist band. Can you see three traditional Nootka patterns: the Whale hunter in his canoe, the whale, and the eagle?"

Rainy day

A close-up image of a child in red hooded rain coat, a silhouette of an adult in the background. According to the documentation included with the filmstrip, the description of the image states "Paula Finch dressed up for the rain."

The End

An image of a group of children standing on a boat, looking and smiling at the camera, two of them holding a sign "The End". According to the documentation included with the filmstrip, the description of the image states "The end. We all hope you have enjoyed our filmstrip!"

Chief Dan George(?) with two women and a child

Photograph of a man who appears to be Chief Dan George with two women in masks and ceremonial robes. One woman is holding a young boy. Based on handwritten annotations from the album in which this print was originally housed, the woman holding the boy is Lily Alford Jolliffe(?), granddaughter of Chief Sewid. The photograph was taken indoors. A stamp on the verso of the print indicates that it was printed in 1958.

Mildred Laurie

Cast iron pots

Image of three cast iron pots sitting in the grass. This image is printed on page 111 of Carter's book "From History's Locker," in the Nootka section, with the caption: "These old cast-iron pots are an interesting reminder of the transition from the native cooking methods to the direct flame system..."

Anthony Carter

Jimmie John & carvings

Portrait of Jimmie John with one of his carvings. A similar image is pictured on page 97 of Carter's book "From History's Locker," with the caption: "Jimmie John, one of the best of the Nootka carvers, shown here displaying a piece of his work, a replica of the famous Chief Maquinna mask."

Anthony Carter

Jimmie John's carvings

Image of a carving by Nootka carver Jimmie John. The carving is a replica of the famous Chief Maquinna mask

Anthony Carter

Jimmie John & carvings

Portrait of Jimmie John with two of his carvings. A similar image is pictured on page 97 of Carter's book "From History's Locker," with the caption: "Jimmie John, one of the best of the Nootka carvers, shown here displaying a piece of his work, a replica of the famous Chief Maquinna mask."

Anthony Carter

Jimmie John's carvings

Image of two of carvings by Jimmie John. A similar image is pictured on page 97 of Carter's book "From History's Locker," with the caption: "Jimmie John, one of the best of the Nootka carvers, shown here displaying a piece of his work, a replica of the famous Chief Maquinna mask."

Anthony Carter

Jimmie John (92 yrs), Cecilia John (83 yrs), Last of Jimmie's carvings

Portrait of Jimmie John with two of his carvings. A similar image is pictured on page 97 of Carter's book "From History's Locker," with the caption: "Jimmie John, one of the best of the Nootka carvers, shown here displaying a piece of his work, a replica of the famous Chief Maquinna mask."

Anthony Carter

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