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).
File consists of two buttons from the efforts in 1985 efforts to protect the South Moresby islands (Gwaii Haanas) of Haida Gwaii. One button has the text: "Protect Lyell island, Haida Country." The other is from the South Moresby Caravan, 1986. Protesters efforts led to the creation of the Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve.
The back of a photograph of Wilson Duff, Harry Hawthorn, Bill Reid and John Smyly under a shelter on Skunnggwaii llanas (Anthony Island). The image was taken during the Ninstints expedition to retrieve 11 totem poles from the area. Back of item #a035183-1.
Image of a man standing under the remains of what appears to have been wooden gateway at the Yan village site on Haida Gwaii. To the front of the structure is a tall grassy area; to the rear is forested area. The man in the image is wearing a captain's hat.
Image of a totem pole at the Yan village site on Haida Gwaii. Printed in the book "This is Haida" on page 18, with eth caption: "Eagle pole at the deserted village of 'Yan.' Looks out over the blue waters of the Masset Inlet."