Title and statement of responsibility area
Chief's lodge and totem, Nass River, BC
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- Graphic material
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- Source of title proper: Title based on provided annotation.
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[ca. 1878 - ca. 1915] (Creation)
Physical description area
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.2 cm
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Scope and content
Photograph depicts two men standing at base of totem pole in front of large elaborate lodge building with post reading "MINESQU". Smaller structure stands in background (elevated cache?).
Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "Chapter XXIV. No. 3. A chief's lodge and totem Nass River."
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Location of originals
Northern BC Archives & Special Collections
Availability of other formats
.tiff & .jpeg
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Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Personal or academic use of photographic materials is welcomed under the standard fair use and educational use clauses of Canadian Copyright Law. Commercial use is, however, forbidden without the express permission of the copyright holder. For information on obtaining written permission from the copyright holder, please contact the Northern B.C. Archives and Special Collections.
Item is part of The Archdeacon W. H. Collison fonds.
Community member described the photo as depicting the front of the Nisga'a Chief Mine'eskw house in Gitlaxt'aamiks.