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Potlatch N Van [dancers?]

Image of drummers at a potlatch in North Vancouver. In this image, they appear to be preparing for or have just finished playing.

Anthony Carter

Potlatch N Van [participants]

Portrait of two individuals at a potlatch in North Vancouver. The man in the centre of the image appears to be Chief John L. George, of the Burrard tribe.

Anthony Carter

Potlatch(?)

Image of a group drumming on a pole at what appears to be a potlatch.

Anthony Carter

Potlatch(?)

Image of a group drumming on a pole at what appears to be a potlatch.

Anthony Carter

Potlatches

File consists of images from a potlatch (or potlatches) in North Vancouver, BC.

Anthony Carter

R. Davidson [Jr.] pole raising, Masset Q.C.I.

Image taken at a pole raising ceremony in Masset. The pole was carved by Robert Davidson, Jr. This image is an aerial view of the pole raising area and crowd. The pole is still on the ground, with ropes attached to it and people lined up holding onto the ropes to pull it up.

Anthony Carter

R. Davidson [Jr.] pole raising, Masset Q.C.I.

Image taken at a pole raising ceremony in Masset. The pole was carved by Robert Davidson, Jr. This image shows a section of the crowd gathered for the ceremony, many of whom are in what appears to be ceremonial dress.

Anthony Carter

R. Davidson [Jr.] pole raising, Masset Q.C.I.

Image taken at a pole raising ceremony in Masset. The pole was carved by Robert Davidson, Jr. This image is an aerial view of the pole raising area and crowd. The pole is still on the ground, with a number of people next to the pull. They appear to be pushing the pole toward the hole in the ground in which it will stand.

Anthony Carter

R. Davidson [Jr.] pole raising, Masset Q.C.I.

Image taken at a pole raising ceremony in Masset. The pole was carved by Robert Davidson, Jr. This image shows the pole after it has been raised, with a number of individuals below it shovelling dirt into the hole to secure the pole. The crowd, street, and a few structures are visible in the background.

Anthony Carter

R. Davidson [Jr.] pole raising, Masset Q.C.I.

Image taken at a pole raising ceremony in Masset. The pole was carved by Robert Davidson, Jr. This image is a portrait of a man wearing what appears to be a ceremonial headdress. The man is not identified, but it is likely Chief Weah (Willie Mathews).

Anthony Carter

R. Davidson [Jr.] pole raising, Masset Q.C.I.

Image taken at a pole raising ceremony in Masset. The pole was carved by Robert Davidson, Jr. This image shows a section of the pole while it is still lying on the ground, propped up on logs.

Anthony Carter

R. Davidson [Jr.] pole raising, Masset Q.C.I.

Image taken at a pole raising ceremony in Masset. The pole was carved by Robert Davidson, Jr. This image shows two men (one is Davidson) and a woman standing at a microphone. They are inside at a banquet.

Anthony Carter

R. Davidson [Jr.] pole raising, Masset Q.C.I.

Image taken at a pole raising ceremony in Masset. The pole was carved by Robert Davidson, Jr. This image was shot inside, at a banquet. There appears to be a few people exiting a stage, and others seated in the foreground.

Anthony Carter

R. Davidson [Jr.] pole raising, Masset Q.C.I.

Image taken at a pole raising ceremony in Masset. The pole was carved by Robert Davidson, Jr. This image shows part of the crowd gathered for the ceremony, and is looking down the street with a number of house/structures visible.

Anthony Carter

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