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Kyuquot Sound

An image showing the Kyuquot Sound from the beach shore with houses and mountains in the background. According to the documentation included with the filmstrip, the description of the image states "Looking out toward Kyuquot Sound."

Fishing boat

An image showing a fishing boat passing by near a village, houses and woods in the background. According to the documentation included with the filmstrip, the description of the image states "There is going to be a storm. A seine boat travelling up the coast seeks shelter in Kyuquot. In the top of the frame is the Indian Reserve."

Winter storm

An image showing ocean waves breaking on shore. According to the documentation included with the filmstrip, the description of the image states "During the Winter it rains most days and is often foggy, and there are always some terrible storms. Walter's Cove is protected, but the other side of Walter's Island is open to the full force of a South-East gale! This frame shows a wave smashing into the shore at outside beach. (See accompanying map of Kyuquot.)"

Kyuquot Elementary School

An image showing two buildings with a small shed, a dock and a flag pole at the front. According to the documentation included with the filmstrip, the description of the image states "The far building is the Primary classroom (K-3), while Intermediate grades (4-7) are held in the other building. Can you see the school wharf? You would have to come to school in a boat if you lived in Kyuquot!"

Children playing at recess

A close-up image of three children smiling and looking at the camera. According to the documentation included with the filmstrip, the description of the image states "Rose Harry, Pauline Vincent and Lenora Short play out at recess."

Salmon Trolling boats in Kyuquot Sound

An image of four boats in the water, mountains and woods in the background. According to the documentation included with the filmstrip, the description of the image states "Trolling for salmon in Kyuquot Sound. Why do the boats have their poles down?"

School supplies have arrived

An image showing two young men sitting on a boat filled with shipping parcels. According to the documentation included with the filmstrip, the description of the image states "School supplies have arrived on the Patsco. Paul Vincent and Leo Jack bring them from the fuel wharf to the school wharf."

Spring Salmon fishing

An image of a person leaning over a boat, holding a gaff with a caught fish. According to the documentation included with the filmstrip, the description of the image states "A catch! Victor prepares to gaff a salmon."

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!"

Kyuquot from the air

An image of an aerial view of the Kyuquot village. According to the documentation included with the filmstrip, the description of the image states "Kyuquot from the air. You can see Walter's Island and out into the Pacific Ocean. The next Island to the right is Aktis Island, the ancestral home of the Kyuquot Band. In the early 1800's the Kyuquot Band was the largest on the West Coast of Vancouver Island. However one night in 1855 the Clayoquots, enemies to the Kyoquots, surprised the Kyuquot Village on Atkis Isl., cut off the heads of the Kyuquot warriers, took the women as slaves, and set fire to the village. Most of the village was destroyed during this, the last tribal war fought on the West Coast of Vancouver Island. A few years ago most of the Kyuquot Band left Atkis Island and moved into Walter's Cove."

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