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Memorial carving for a chief

Image depicts a carving (possibly concrete) of a fish-like creature with a dorsal fin, mounted on stone. The inscription reads CHIEF WIEAHAKYSOU (?) Died Mar 1912 Aged 70 years.

Face carving

Image depicts a human face, probably carved in wood. The image is cropped, but it appears that trees are growing behind this sculpture. This carving may be from Kitwanga, BC, as described by Read in his journal.

Killer Whale Arch

View of the Killer Whale Arch located at the entrance to the Nimpkish Band Indian Cemetery. This arch is a memorial to a boy lost at sea. Located at Alert Bay, British Columbia, See also item a033244 of this same carved arch.

Killer Whale Arch at the entrance to Kwatiutl Indian Cemetery

View of the Killer Whale Arch located at the entrance to the Kwatiul Indian Cemetery. This arch is a memorial to a boy lost at sea. Located at Alert Bay, British Columbia, this photo is attributed to Eric J. Cooke, Camp "N," Beaver Cove, B. C. Several crosses and memorial totem poles are visible behind this archway. See also item a033261 which includes this same carving.

Montreal 1969

Image of carvings on display in Montreal, possibly at the Man and His World exhibit at the Expo 67 site.

Museum pix, Haida

Image of Haida carvings on display at the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia.

Anthony Carter

Museum pix, Haida

Image of Haida carvings on display at the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia.

Anthony Carter

Museum pix, Haida

Image of Haida carvings on display at the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia.

Anthony Carter

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