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Publications Series

Series contains publications on the following subjects: linguistics, First Nations studies, anthropology, museum studies, the Missionary Society of the Church of England, the Metlakatla Inquiry, material culture and Canadian geography. It is belie...

Chief's lodge and totem, Nass River, BC

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: "Chapt...

Falling totem pole, Nass River, BC

Photograph depicts a totem pole supported by smaller poles, and a second totem pole standing straight in background. Beach in foreground, fence and hills in distance.Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "Falling greatness, Chapt. XXI No. 5,...

Medicine man’s regalia - Haida

Display of the tools of the Medicine Man: rattles, statues, hats (crowns), masks, spoons apron and body ornamentation.Handwritten annotation in pen on verso reads: “A medicine man’s outfit. Crowns of bear’s claws, aprons of skins adorned with carv...

Medicine man’s rattle - Haida

Close up of a carved wooden rattle featuring one side which is in the shape of a sun with face.Handwritten annotation on verso reads: “Medicine man’s rattle. One side representing The sun and the other side The Moon. For heading of Page 20 Medicin...

Finback whale crest, Southeast Alaska

Two carved poles stand in foreground, a third smaller pole visible by wood structure in background.Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "For heading of Page 12. Fin Back Whale Crest. [?] Totems, S.E. Alaska".

Medicine man grave marker

Two carved wooden figures covered in moss stand side by side with a fallen wooden plank lying between them. Wooden figures have pen marks applied to the surface of the photo.Handwritten annotation in pen on verso reads: “Chapt. XIX No. 3. A medici...

Medicine man’s regalia - Haida

Display of the tools of the Medicine Man: snow shoes, rattles, trumpet, hats (crowns), mask, apron and body ornamentation.Handwritten annotation in pen on verso reads: “No. 26 Medicine Man’s Outfit. Bear claw crowns, aprons with charms, rattles, t...

Chilkat Robe and Headress

Chief’s ceremonial Chilkat robe hung for portrait; associated headress is attached to wall above it. Woven headress features the inset face of a carved wooden bird.Handwritten annotation in pen on verso: “Chief’s Dancing Robe surmounted by Dancing...

Ceremonial Regalia

Photograph features an arranged collection of Chief’s ceremonial regalia: Chikat robe and Amalayt (headdress), two carved wooden rattles and two leggings.Handwritten annotation in pen on recto reads: “Qush ahlied (?) or Chilcat [sic] Robe worn by ...

Unidentified First Nations village

Shoreline perspective of an unidentified coastal village situated on B.C.’s north coast. European style houses run parallel to a rocky shore. Seven men and one child stand within this frame and totem poles and a mortuary pole are also visible alon...

Rock carvings

Carvings visible on a moss covered rocky outcrop. Handwritten annotation in pencil on verso reads: “Rock carvings. Copper Mountain, Al”.

Shoreline Petroglyphs

Petroglyphs featuring coppers painting onto a rock face next to a lake.Handwritten annotation in pencil on verso reads: “As seen from the R.R. track. By Harlan I. Smith. 4 poles E of 92 mile or about 1 ½ meter E. of Tyce, B.C., Red Pictograph, Not...

Published and Unpublished Materials

Series consists of newspaper clippings, correspondence, photographs, pamphlets, newsletters, advertisements, contracts, notebooks, audiocassettes of oral interviews and readings, transcripts, book launch announcements, front cover mock-ups, edited...

Vivian Antoniw Collection

  • 2004.18
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1950 - ca. 1970

The Vivian Antoniw Collection consists of textual and photographic materials including Antoniw’s graduate thesis research work c.1960 on Northwest Coast totem poles, particularly near Hazelton, Kitimaat area. Materials include textual records, the...

Antoniw, Vivian

Cabinet members in canoe

Item is a photograph of Ray Williston and other cabinet ministers paddling a birch bark canoe in the grass during BC Centennial celebrations in Prince George.Originally mounted on poster with photographs 115.1, 115.2, 115.3.

R. J. Baker fonds

  • 2000.14
  • Fonds
  • 1960- 1961; 1989-1990

The R.J. Baker fonds is made up of two distinct series. The first consists of textual materials including reports and correspondence between R.J. Baker and the BC Ministry of Advanced Education and Job Training, as well as, copies of reports writt...

Baker, Ron James

'Ksan

Image depicts the historical village of 'Ksan near Hazelton, B.C.

'Ksan

Image depicts a group of people in the historical village of 'Ksan near Hazelton, B.C.

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