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Masset Village

Image depicts canoes, house, house posts, and totem poles on a shoreline in Masset, Haida Gwaii, B. C. Handwritten inscription on the verso reads "This is a Indian Village in Masset B. C. at the turn of the century. As you can see there are a lot of wooden shacks, totem poles and canoes. it is a very wild and remote area [redacted]. grandfather Crosby used to travel to these remoat [sic] villages by canoe." Image appears to be reproduction of a039351.

House posts and poles, B. C.

Image depicts exterior view of the Mountain House, frontal pole, house post with ceremonial entrance, and mortuary pole located on Moresby Island in Haida Gwaii, B. C. In the foreground is a canoe. Image appears to be reproduction of a039349.

Chief Skedan

Image depicts exterior view of small house built within the frame of the House Chiefs Peep at from a Distance with two Watchmen figures with potlatch hats sitting atop the corner posts of the original house and frontal pole. On the left is a mortuary pole raised for Skedans, head chief of Skedans village with Skedan's crests: a moon with a Thunderbird face at top, mountain goat, and grizzly bear at the base. House is located in Skidegate, Haida Gwaii, B. C. Image appears to be reproduction of a039355.

Victoria B.C. Clams

Image is a posed portrait of a woman wearing what appears to be a Coast Salish woven cedar hat and carrying a basket of clams on her back. In the lower righthand corner of the image is a handwritten inscription which reads "Victoria B.C. Clams". Photographer information printed on verso with the inscription "Mrs. R. Maynard, Photographic Artist, And Dealer in all Kinds of PHOTOGRAPHIC MATERIALS. Stereoscopic and Large Views of British Columbia and Vancouver Island for sale. Corner of Douglas and Johnson Sts, VICTORIA, B. C."

Resting on a log

Image depicts four adults, wearing western clothing and regalia, resting on a log next to a parked car.

Ceremonial performance

Image depicts several people involved in a performance. A female plays the drum. A male, clad in a bathing suit and regalia, dances on his knee. Another man wearing a headdress, stands at the back of the photo. Spectators are also visible in this outdoor scene.

Woman dancing

Image depicts a woman wearing wearing a mix of western clothing and regalia dancing outdoors. Several other woman can be seen dancing behind her. Spectators watch the dance as well.

Man dancing

Image depicts a man dancing outdoors. He wears swim trunks and regalia and is accompanied by two male drummers standing behind him. Spectators stand in the background.

Ceremonial dance

Image depicts several women and children dancing outdoors. Others play drums in the background.

Woman and drum

Image depicts a woman wearing regalia carrying a drum and mallet. The drum is painted with an image that may be an eagle.

Elder in ceremonial dress

Image depicts a male elder wearing regalia that includes a black tunic with some kind of tassels on the tunic front and on his boots. Other people, both elders and young people, also appear in the picture, wearing regalia. Picture was taken outdoors and a man wearing a button blanket speaks into a microphone.

Inside the big house

Image depicts the interior of a big house, possibly at Alert Bay, BC. People are dressed in regalia and some kind of event is in progress.

Boats in harbour

Image depicts several boats docked around a harbour. Mountains are visible in the distance.

Ceremonial dance

Image depicts the interior of a big house, possibly at Alert Bay, BC. People are dressed in regalia and a ceremonial dance seems to be in progress.

At the market

Image depicts a woman wearing a button blanket looking at a display of pelts that may be for sale. Other people and booths are visible in this outdoor area.

Women, children and pelts

Image depicts a woman and several children all wearing regalia. The woman holds what appears to be a collection of fur pelts.

Outdoor cooking

Image depicts several adults standing outside, possibly at a salmon barbecue. One woman wears an apron and salmon is visible behind the people.

Salmon barbecue

Image depicts several adults standing outside, at a salmon barbecue. One woman wears an apron and salmon is visible behind the people.

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