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R. Davidson [Jr.] pole raising, Masset Q.C.I.

Image taken at a pole raising ceremony in Masset. The pole was carved by Robert Davidson, Jr. This image shows the pole laying on the ground, with ropes attached to raise it. A crowd is gathered, some of whom are holding onto the rope.

Anthony Carter

R. Davidson [Jr.] pole raising, Masset Q.C.I.

Image taken at a pole raising ceremony in Masset. The pole was carved by Robert Davidson, Jr. This image shows the crowd gathered for the pole raising. The most prominent person in the photograph is a woman wearing what appears to be a ceremonial dress, holding up a long stick.

Anthony Carter

R. Davidson [Jr.] pole raising, Masset Q.C.I.

Image taken at a pole raising ceremony in Masset. The pole was carved by Robert Davidson, Jr. This image is an aerial view of the pole raising area and crowd. The pole is still on the ground, with a number of people next to the pull. They appear to be pushing the pole toward the hole in the ground in which it will stand.

Anthony Carter

R. Davidson [Jr.] pole raising, Masset Q.C.I.

Image taken at a pole raising ceremony in Masset. The pole was carved by Robert Davidson, Jr. This image shows the pole still on its side, propped up on logs on the ground. A number of individuals are standing around the base of the pole, possibly positioning it to go into the hole in the ground where the pole will stand. A church is in the background.

Anthony Carter

R. Davidson [Jr.] pole raising, Masset Q.C.I.

Image taken at a pole raising ceremony in Masset. The pole was carved by Robert Davidson, Jr. This image shows a crowd gathered for the event, including a group of three older men seated in the foreground, in what appears to be ceremonial dress.

Anthony Carter

Woman weaving basket

Image of a woman weaving a basket. Different images of the same woman and scene are printed on page 112 of Carter's book "From History's Locker," with the caption: "Basket weaving, and art that reaches its highest form among the Nootka tribe, is still very much in vogue today. Here Mrs. Wilson works with local grasses to create a beautiful little trinket basket."

Anthony Carter

Totem pole

Image of the upper portion of an unidentified totem pole, with a bird (eagle?) at the top. Right below this, a number of figures encircle the pole.

Anthony Carter

Totem pole and house

Image of a totem pole and a few structures on a high point overlooking a river. Snow is on the ground.

Anthony Carter

Hoodoos

Image of hoodoos, with a few small evergreen trees growing on them, likely located in southern British Columbia. This image was double exposed, and what appears to be a frame is visible on top of the hoodoo image.

Anthony Carter

Hoodoos

Image of hoodoos, with a few small evergreen trees growing on them, likely located in southern British Columbia.

Anthony Carter

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