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Govenor [sic]and Mrs. Michner [sic], Alert Bay

Governor General Roland Michener and his wife Norah pose with a short totem pole. Trees and buildings are visible in the distance. Totem pole appears similar to a pole attributed to Arthur Shuaghnessy that was raised for Kamdatsa (Mrs. Tom Patch) of Village Island or New Vancouver, a woman who lived to be over 100 years old. That pole was eventually raised on her grave.

Governor and Mrs. Michener with short totem at Alert Bay

Governor General Roland Michener and his wife Norah pose with a short totem pole. Trees and buildings are visible in the distance. Totem pole appears similar to a pole attributed to Arthur Shuaghnessy that was raised for Kamdatsa (Mrs. Tom Patch) of Village Island or New Vancouver, a woman who lived to be over 100 years old. That pole was eventually raised on her grave. This print appears to be a duplicate of item a033223a.

Grizzly Bear House interior posts

Image depicts interior posts of the Grizzly Bear House, Masset, B. C. (same as in a039354). The posts are displayed with a Chilkat blanket, painted hat, and two daggers that probably belonged to Xa

Grizzly Bear House interior posts

Image depicts interior posts of the Grizzly Bear House, Masset, B. C. (same as in a039368). The posts are displayed with a Chilkat blanket, painted hat, and two daggers that probably belonged to Xa

Gwayasdums (Gilford Island): totem pole

Image of a totem pole by Gilford Island carver Sam Johnson. The pole depicts the Eagle and "Tzonqua." A picture of Johnson with this pole is printed on page 54 of Carter's book From History's Locker.

Anthony Carter

Gwayasdums, Gilford

Image of old totem poles or carved posts in the village of Gwayasdums on Gilford Island, BC.

Anthony Carter

Haida pole, storage, Dr. Ames

Image of a totem pole in a storage area at the Museum of Anthropology. Based on annotations on the slide, the image may have been taken by Michael Ames.

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