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Nawalakwaeiy in 1994

Image of the entrance to a cave with two people standing past the entrance.
Handwritten annotation on back "This is when I went to see the Cave, the Nawalakwaeiy in 1994."
Item was originally numbered by creator with number 107.

Daisy May Sewid-Smith

How to Write in Kwakwala

Item is an audio cassette tape with no date and the annotation "How to write Kwakiutl" and "Copie" on both sides.
Item was numbered by creator with roman number I.

Daisy May Sewid-Smith

Margaret Alfred Funeral

Image of five women standing with funeral wreaths.
Handwritten annotation on back "Margaret Alfred funeral (Moses Alfred's mother Qacugow). (L) Emma Mrs Ben, Kitty Daisy, Axuw, Beans Alfred (Nuladiy), Beand Roberts."
Item was originally numbered by creator with number 108.

Campbell River: Daisy Smith and Agnes Alfred

Item is a recording of Daisy Sewid-Smith and Sgnes Alfred. Item was recorded by Daisy Sewid-Smith at Campbell River, prior to Martine Reid involvement. Item was translated by Daisy Sewid-Smith in 1979.
Item includes four cassette tapes with Agnes Alfred and Dorothy Hawkins talking about love songs; the Hamatsa mask song; permission to use the chant of the Nimpkish, of the Kwakiutl; and their life story.
Item was numbered by creator with roman number II.

Daisy May Sewid-Smith

Bella Coola Treaty

Image of six people standing around a table with records on it. One of them is holding a microphone. More people on the background.
Handwritten annotation on back "Bella Coola Treaty. Ernest Willie, Peter Smith, Al Speck, Alvin Alfred, George Speck, Alec Smith"
Item was originally numbered by creator with number 109.

Martine J. Reid

Capmbell River, Agnes Alfred and Dorothy Hawkins

Item is a recording of Agnes Alfred and Dorothy Hawkins. Item was recorded by Daisy Sewid-Smith at Campbell River, prior to Martine Reid involvement. Item was translated by Daisy Sewid-Smith in 1979.
Item includes four cassette tapes with Agnes Alfred and Dorothy Hawkins talking about love songs; the Hamatsa mask song; permission to use the chant of the Nimpkish, of the Kwakiutl; and their life story.
Item was numbered by creator with roman number II.

Agnes Alfred

Bella Coola Treaty

Image of six people standing around a table with records on it. One of them is holding a microphone. More people on the background.
Handwritten annotation on back "Bella Coola Treaty 1987"
Item was originally numbered by creator with number 110.

Martine J. Reid

Kitty (Cathy) Ferry: Fish Taxonomy

Kitty (Cathy) Ferry talks about fish taxonomy with Martine de Widerspach-Thor (Reid) in English and Kwakwala. Recorded at Mrs. Kitty Ferry's house in Vancouver. Item was labelled as tape number III.

Martine J. Reid

Bella Coola Treaty with Qwigwasutinuxca

Image is a close up photograph of four people standing around a table. One of them is holding a microphone. More people on the background.
Handwritten annotation on back "Bella Coola Treaty with Qwiqwasutinuxca. (L) Bella Coola: Laurance Maru, Puglas Hall. James Sewid, Al Speck, Alvin Alfred, George Speck"
Item was originally numbered by creator with number 111.

Martine J. Reid

Mrs. Agnes Cranmer: Beliefs and Myths Pertaining to the Aquatic World

Item includes two audio cassette tapes with recordings of Mrs. Agnes Cranmer.
Tape a: Mrs. Agnes Cranmer: Beliefs and Myths pertaining to the aquatic world.

  • Side 1: 1- Max'enox. 2- Wawalis, 3- Xuyim
  • Side 2: 4- Migwat

Tape b: Mrs. Agnes Cranmer: Beliefs and Myths pertaining to the aquatic world.

  • Side 1: 1- Max'enox. 2- Wawalis, 3- Xuyim
  • Side 2: 4- Migwat

Recorded by Martine de Widerspach-Thor (Reid) at the house of Mrs. Agnes Cranmer in Alert Bay.

Martine J. Reid

Bella Coola Treaty

Image of five people stading by a table with records on it. One of them is holding a microphone. More people on the background.
Handwritten annotation on back "Bella Coola Treaty. Paul Willie, Al Speck, Alvin Alfred, George Speck, Alec Smith"
Item was originally numbered by creator with number 112.

Martine J. Reid

MOA Magazine, Issue 06, Fall 2018

This issue contains articles on current and upcoming exhibitions, Great Hall seismic upgrade renovations, Carol E. Mayer's trip to the island of Erub, volunteer Marcie Powell's work on textiles, contemporary art in the Multiversity Galleries, Debra Sparrow's weaving at the museum, the raising of a new Raven Pole at Wuikinuxv Village, the Volunteer Associates enrichment trip, the Native Youth Program, and an interview with Ann Stevenson, retiring Information Manager.

MOA News: The Newsletter of the UBC Museum of Anthropology, Vol II No 3, May 1997

The newsletter contains 6 articles about the museum as well as photographs, facsimiles of artworks, and general visitor information. Subjects include the erection of new house posts and an ancestral figure by Susan Point, a new school programme co-developed with the Musqueam Nation, the retirement of MOA director Dr. Michael Ames, the launch of MOA's first website, the continuation of Dr. Marjoire Halpin's multimedia project, and the donation and display of Ainu objects. Also included are a Calendar of Events and list of donors.

MOA News: The Newsletter of the UBC Museum of Anthropology, Vol III No 1, September 1997

The newsletter contains 9 articles about the museum as well as photographs, facsimiles of artworks, and general visitor information. Subjects include the appointment of Dr. Ruth Phillips as MOA director, financial support from the federal government, the launch of a new certificate in Museum Studies, the repatriation of a sacred wooden image, Ahayu:da (War God), to the Zuni people, Dr. Marjorie Halpin's CD ROM-based project about the Mountain Eagle Totem Pole from Gitanyow, the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), carpet replacement, new staff member Darlene Chu, and a research grant awarded to Kersti Krug. Also included is a Calendar of Events.

MOA Magazine, Issue 07, Spring 2019

This issue contains articles on current and upcoming exhibitions, the new Collections Access Grant program, the release of the book People Among the People: The Public Art of Susan Point, Shadows, Strings and Other Things: The Enchanting Theatre of Puppets and related programs, Javanese puppeteer Sutrisno Hartana, the Ninini (Earthquake) dance at the Frank Nelson Memorial Potlatch, MOA's conservators Miriam Clavir and Heidi Swierenga, highlights from the MOA archives, the book Divine Threads: The Visual and Material Culture of Cantonese Opera by April Liu, and how to leave a gift to MOA in your will.

Axu

Image of Agnes Alfred standing by a chair. Photograph taken in a professional studio.
Handwritten annotation on back "Axu"
Item was originally numbered by creator with number 113.

MOA Magazine, Issue 08, Fall 2019

This issue contains articles on current and upcoming exhibitions, the Great Hall seismic upgrades, the UBC President's Staff Award for Community Engagement recipient Salma Mawani, the beginning of a project to decolonize MOA's Africa collections, funding from Canadian Heritage's Museum Assistance Program, Playing with Fire: Ceramics of the Extraordinary, the history of the museum and the Hawthorns, fast fashion and sustainable textiles, highlights from the Multiversity Galleries, the return of a Haida mortuary pole, the Native Youth Program, the MOA shop, artist-in-residence Sharon Reay, and the MOA Director's Advisory Council.

Signing the Bella Coola Treaty

Image of one person signing a paper. More people on the background.
Handwritten annotation on back "Signing the Bella Coola Treaty Jun. 1987"
Item was originally numbered by creator with number 114.

Martine J. Reid

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