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Tibetan building

Image depicts a large Tibetan building, possibly a temple or a monastery. Traditional Tibetan architectural features visible here include a structure with multiple windows to let in sunlight and a flat roof to preserve heat. These dwellings are often constructed with a combination of wood, rocks, cement, and earth. Several figures are seated in front of this dwelling near a row of drums.

Vera (Kamchi) and Minnie, Yutang 1923

Item is a negative showing a two women, Vera Kamchi and Minnie Parker, standing in front of a tall wooden fence. The fence is in front of a large house with snow on the roof. There is a mountain covered in snow in the background.

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File contains copies of images held at the Royal British Columbia Museum Archives and a pdf document titled "The Role of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police During the Indian Residential School System" produced by the RCMP.

Skidegate [house and view]

Image shows part of a structure and old road or driveway, located near the water. Mountains are visible in the background across the water. Image likely taken in or near Skidegate.

Anthony Carter

Chief's House at Masset

Image depicts exterior view of Chief Wiah's Monster House and frontal house post in Masset, Haida Gwaii, B. C. In front of the house are ten seated figures. Image appears to be reproduction of a039353.

Grizzly Bear House interior posts

Image depicts interior posts of the Grizzly Bear House, Masset, B. C. (same as in a039354). The posts are displayed with a Chilkat blanket, painted hat, and two daggers that probably belonged to Xa

(Replicas)?, mortuary poles (Haida), dwelling house and sea wolf, Totem Park, UBC, Vancouver

MOA Object ID numbers correspond to poles in the image from left to right.

A50030 carved by Bill Reid and Doug Cranmer (1961-62) as the frontal pole for the front of the Haida house, at the University of British Columbia, for display in Totem Park. Moved to the new Museum of Anthropology grounds in 1978. Pole was removed from the Haida House in 2000-09 and placed in a greenhouse tent for conservation treatment and drying. Pole was then re-raised in the Great Hall of the Museum on Oct. 31, 2002.

Dak bung[a]low

Item is a photograph showing a landscape with a river in the foreground and mountains in the background. A single house is in the centre. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, a <i>dak</i> is referred to as being "a post system by means of transport relays of horses stationed at intervals along a route or network, carrying mail and passengers". A dak bungalow refers to a lodging house, typically one story with a large verandah, along a dak route.

[Architectural drawing]

Image of an architectural drawing for a "two storey, four bedroom post and beam" structure. The drawing was done by Graphic Services of North Vancouver. This image was in an envelope labelled "Totem poles & construction at Stanley Park; Siwash rock." It is unclear where the structure was to be built.

Anthony Carter

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