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A display of items to be given away at a potlatch

This photograph, originally taken by William or Jean Halliday, shows a display of items to be given away at a potlatch in Alert Bay. The caption for the slide gives the date as 1910 but the BC Archives lists the date for this photograph as between 1897 and 1933. This photograph is housed at the BC Archives, #H-03976.

Agnes Alfred and Daisy Sewid-Smith at Jimmy Sewid's house

Conversation between Agnes Alfred and her granddaughter Daisy Sewid-Smith., recorded by Martine Reid at Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Sewid's house, Campbell River on February 18, 1975.
Side 1: Agnes Alfred ad Daisy discuss the 1921 "illegal" potlatch at Village Island followed by the arrest of many participants, including herself and her husband.
Side 2: Regular and larger canoes, Agnes' may names and the origins of the names, where she was born, her houses, menstruation, pregnancy, having children, reincarnation, aristocracy, etc.

Martine J. Reid

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