Image taken at a pole raising ceremony in Masset. The pole was carved by Robert Davidson, Jr. This image is a portrait of a man wearing what appears to be a ceremonial headdress. The man is not identified, but it is likely Chief Weah (Willie Mathews).
Interviewees include: Jim Hart (2 tapes) Dorothy Grant Terry Starr Susan Point (re: [Time]) Norman Tait Alexander Peters Rita Barnes (re: feast dishes MOA's Great Hall, 2 Dec. 2002) Glen Tallio Robert Davidson Dempsey Bob (2 tapes) William White (2 tapes) Stolo Doreen Jensen Richard Sumner (28 January 1997) David Gladstone Tim Paul Richard Hunt (re: Shark mask) Cryl Carpenter Russell Smith Bill Reid Leona Sparrow Alfred Scow
Item is an audio recording of an interview by Dr. Robin Ridington of the UBC Department of Anthropology with Dr. Marjorie Halpin and Robert Davidson as part of a Public Series event at MOA titled Art As Language. The Series was held in conjunction with the exhibition and publication titled Cycles: Graphic Art of Robert Davidson, curated by Dr. Marjorie Halpin.
File consists of images from a pole raising ceremony in Masset, on Queen Charlotte Island, Haida Gwaii. The pole was carved by Robert Davidson, Jr. Images show the crowd, speakers (including Davidson), the process of raising the pole, and nearby scenery.
Image of Robert Davidson working on a painting in 1969. Based on the annotations on the slide ("Natl Museum'), this was possibly for the National Gallery of Canada or another one of Canada's national museums.
File contains images used in publication "Cycles: The Graphic Art of Robert Davidson, Haida" by Marjorie Halpin, as well as a copy of the publication. The file also contains correspondence between Bill McLennan and Robert Davidson.