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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.

Portrait of two men in front of tipi, view four

Two men sit in front of a tipi. The one on the left wears native clothing. The one on the right wears western style clothing and is writing in a book. The front flap of tipi is open and debris scattered in the grass in front. Structures and trees in background.

Fred Ryckman

View of camp in the mountains

This view depicts a woman standing next to a tipi-like tent structure in the mountains. A table stands in front of the tent. A clothesline can be seen on the left side of the copy print. Trees and mountains surround this open area.

Fred Ryckman

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.

Gyantse Jong

Item is a negative showing Gyanste Jong from a distance. Gyantse is also visible at the bottom lefthand side of the image.

Gyantse Jong

Item is a negative showing Gyanste Jong located at the top of a spur from a distance. There are several buildings at the bottom of the spur.

Gyantse Jong

Item is a negative showing a Gyantse Fort, located on the top of a rocky spur. There are smaller buildings at the bottom of the spur.

Main temple

Item is a negative showing the an entrance way to the main temple in Gyantse.

Jeweled alter

Item is a negative showing the alter of the Gyantse monastery. There is a large Buddha sculpture behind the alter, and ornate carvings on the wall situated behind the Buddha sculpture.

Photo of four men

Item is a photo of four men posing outdoors. They are identified as Lhadine, Theji, Kung and Khenchung. Theji and Kung are wearing military uniforms.

Digital media

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.

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