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[Bill Reid's] Haida canoe - various photos, extras, or not being used

Negatives show the carving of Bill Reid's Lootaas (Loo Taas) canoe, which was carved in 1984 at MOA for Expo '86. The canoe now resides at the Haida Heritage Centre.

See file 03 in this series for prints of these negatives.

File also includes Hilary's notes about and sketches of the canoe, newspaper clippings, and MOA/UBC press releases.

[Bill] Reid's Haida canoe photos 1984 Feb. - May

Photographs show the carving of Bill Reid's Lootaas (Loo Taas) canoe, which was carved in 1984 at MOA for Expo '86. The canoe now resides at the Haida Heritage Centre.

Note that accompanied photographs: "These are not Hilary Stewart photos - whose?" It is not clear who wrote this note. The negatives are in file 02 of this series.

Women canoeing

Image depicts five women canoeing along a river. Several structures, possibly houses, are visible in the background, as are trees at the water's edge.

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.

Canoe Carving break

Image depicts a partially carved canoe outdoors with Godfrey Hunt and Douglas Cranmer sitting as the canoe is filled with water from a hose.

Constructing a canoe

Image depicts Douglas Cranmer with a partially finish canoe filled with water. He seems to be measuring, and possibly preparing to stretch the canoe's interior to make it wider.

Carving a canoe

Image depicts a partially completed canoe, filled with water outside. A carver, possibly Godfrey Hunt, is also shown.

Constructing a canoe

Image depicts a partially completed canoe, filled with water outside. Two carvers, probably Douglas Cranmer and Godfrey Hunt, are also shown.

Massett Village

Image depicts canoes, house, house posts, and totem poles on a shoreline in Masset, Haida Gwaii, B. C. Printed around the border of the image is the photographer information "PHOTOGRAPHED BY R. MAYNARD, VICTORIA, . . . B. C." Handwritten inscription on the border reads "Massett [sic] Village Q. Ch. Is." Printed on the verso is the photographer information with the inscription "R. Maynard, Photographic Artist, AND DEALER IN ALL KINDS OF PHOTOGRAPHIC MATERIALS, COR. OF DOUGLAS AND JOHNSON STS., VICTORIA, B. C. -- Views of British Columbia and Vancouver Island for Sale." A handwritten inscription reads "Indian Totems Queen Charlotte's Island".

Yuquot & Esperanza Inlet

File consists of images of scenery and people of the Nootka Sound area on the west coast of Vancouver Island, BC.

Anthony Carter

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