Chief “Bob” Selqua of Pavilion – Lillooet Indian village. Says his ancestors painted a man pictograph every time a chief died. The pictures of stars around one of the men indicate his greatness and some of the pictures represent bear tracks
Series consists of binders made up of photographs, quotations, background information and photocopied text from published sources. These binders were created to provide context to Koerner’s collection of Northwest Coast Indian art. These albums were compiled by Madeline Bronsdon Rowan, who was one of the curators at the Museum of Anthropology.
File consists of images taken at or near Slatechuck Mountain on Haida Gwaii (called Kaagan in the Haida language). This mountain, located near Queen Charlotte City, is best known as a source of argillite, a rare form of slate used in Haida art. Images in this file show individuals harvesting argillite, in addition to images of women harvesting and preparing spruce roots to weave baskets, and images of the Golden Spruce tree that formerly stood in the area.
File consists of images form the north coast and fjords of British Columbia, as well as the North Vancouver area. Subjects include fishing boats, canoe carving, canoe paddlers and races, and rock paintings.
File contains cabinet cards depicting villages, people, totem poles and house posts from in and around Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands), as well as Northwest Coast indigenous cultural and ceremonial objects (artifacts and curios). File includes depictions of mission buildings of Reverend Thomas Crosby.
Tommie and his daughter Annie were photographed at Pashla Creek, Bella Koola. He thinks he is about 40 years old and Annie is 6 years old. He says he is a Stick Indian and was the Indian policeman in Ulkatcho region in 1920. Harlan Smith sent a photographic print to him March 11, 1921