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"Hagaga : Special Edition"

Newspaper consists of the recto and verso of 2 pages (p. 1-4). It was published in Aiyansh on the Nass River in British Columbia in April 1895 and presents a missionary's perspective of regional First Nations traditions and current affairs of the day.

"The Carrier Indians of Lake Babine: The Effect of Western Culture on Their Social Organization"

Item is a manuscript of James Hackler's San Jose State MA thesis entitled "The Carrier Indians of Lake Babine: The Effect of Western Culture on Their Social Organization". The title of the thesis later became "Factors leading to social disorganization among the Carrier Indians at Lake Babine". The manuscript includes notes and material that was cropped from the published thesis.

'Ksan

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

'Ksan

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

'Ksan

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

'Ksan

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

'Ksan

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

'Ksan - Longhouse Interior

Image depicts a large gathering of people in the interior of a First Nations' longhouse located in the historical village of 'Ksan in Hazelton, B.C.

'Place of Echoes' at Kincolith, BC

Photograph features a steep cliff across water, rocky shore in foreground.

Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "Up the 'Big Creek' at Kincolith B.C. Rock face called 'the place of echoes' by the Indian people."

A man in uniform and a woman pose for a photo in front of totem poles

A man in uniform and a woman pose for a photo on a road situated between a fenced area featuring totem poles and the water’s edge featuring a float plane, wharf and the Camosun vessel. Handwritten annotation on verso reads: “Alert Bay BC”; “Alert Bay B.C.” Union Steamships Ltd.”; photographer’s stamp on verso: “W.E. Nicholson, 268 E. 10th, Vancouver 10, B.C.”

Ah Yee at Giscome

Photograph depicts four men standing in front of two log cabins. It is believed that these men are also featured at Meikle's Cabin in item 2009.5.3.17. Forest in background, miscellaneous items on ground in yard. Handwritten photo caption on verso and recto of this photo reads: "at Ah Yee at Giscome." It is believed that Ah Yee was the first Chinese store keeper at Giscome Portage in 1910.

Anahim Lake Stampede

Footage of the Anahim Stampede. The film includes recordings of the people at the stampede, bronco and bull riding, the area surrounding the arena, wild cow milking, children games such as sack races, horse racing around the arena, the concession stand and wild cow riding.

Argillite dish

Intricately carved argillite dish featuring human faces at either end of its rectangular shape. Stamped annotation on verso reads: “Department of Mines and Resources, Photographic Section. Oct. 6, 1939”. Numeric annotation on verso: “22-2”

Argillite dish

Intricately carved argillite dish inlaid with abalone shell. Handwritten annotation in pen on verso reads: “W.E. Collison.” Stamped annotation on verso reads: “Department of Mines and Resources, Photographic Section. Oct. 6, 1939”. Numeric annotation on verso: “51-4”

Argillite dish

Intricately carved argillite dish featuring inlaid triangular pieces of stone or shell material around its perimeter and a series of seven faces within its centre. Handwritten annotation in pen on verso reads: “W.E. Collison.” Stamped annotation on verso reads: “Department of Mines and Resources, Photographic Section. Oct. 6, 1939”. Numeric annotation on verso: “51-6”

Argillite dish

Intricately carved argillite dish inlaid with abalone shell. Imagery suggests a killer whale and man motif. Handwritten annotation in pen on verso reads: “W.E. Collison.” Stamped annotation on verso reads: “Department of Mines and Resources, Photographic Section. Oct. 6, 1939”. Numeric annotation on verso: “51-2”

Argillite dish

Intricately carved argillite dish featuring inlaid triangular pieces of stone or shell material around its perimeter and a series of seven faces within its centre. Handwritten annotation in pen on verso reads: “W.E. Collison.” Stamped annotation on verso reads: “Department of Mines and Resources, Photographic Section. Oct. 6, 1939”. Numeric annotation on verso: “49-1”

Arthur Wellington Clah carrying bundle and gun

Clah or T'amks [Tsimshian name] stands on wood platform in front of shovel and pickaxe leaning against building. Clah was a hereditary chief and Hudson Bay Company employee who helped missionary William Duncan learn the Tsimshian language.

Handwritten annotation on verso reads: " 'Clah' or the pioneer missionary's [...?]"

Bark shredder and

Carved wooden bark shredder inlaid with abalone shell, used to soften and break up fibres of cedar bark. Handwritten annotation in pen on verso reads: “W.E. Collison.” Stamped annotation on verso reads: “Department of Mines and Resources, Photographic Section. Oct. 6, 1939”. Numeric annotation on verso: “48-4”

Battle Hill

Image depicts the Battle Hill National Historic Site in Kitwanga, B.C.. The sign located there says: "The small knoll in the valley was a native fortress. Legends maintain that it was man-made: built to repel marauding coastal tribes. The hill was the scene of local tribal battles, and at one time was crowned with the defenders' buildings. Known as Dhawdezp, the unique mound is a prominent feature in the legends and history of the Indian people."

Bentwood box

A bentwood box sitting on a pedestal in front of a bookcase in the office of W.E. Collison. Handwritten annotation in pencil on verso reads: “Carved ‘hope chest’ sent to New York. The box was carved by -- Luke Watson Skidegate. The photo was taken in the office – not bad for a --”

Bentwood boxes and spoons

Two carved wooden bentwood boxes. Box on the left containing three carved wooden spoons, box on the right containing one carved wooden spoon; between the two lies one large spoon resting against a box. Handwritten annotation in pen on verso reads: “W.E. Collison.” Stamped annotation on verso reads: “Department of Mines and Resources, Photographic Section. Oct. 6, 1939”. Numeric annotation on verso: “49-6”

Bentwood boxes and spoons

Two carved wooden bentwood boxes; one containing seven carved wooden spoons. Handwritten annotation in pen on verso reads: “W.E. Collison.” Stamped annotation on verso reads: “Department of Mines and Resources, Photographic Section. Oct. 6, 1939”. Numeric annotation on verso: “49-5”

Billy Seymour Breaking Trail for Dog Team

Photograph depicts a man in snowshoes leading a line of dogs pulling supplies on a toboggan. The second figure, walking behind dogs, is believed to be a man named Fred Burden. Forest trees in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph reads: "Billy Seymour at toboggan". Billy Seymour was a South Fort George man of First Nations descent, employed by the Hudson's Bay Company, and well-known for his ability and endurance in land travel by foot.

Bob Harkins interview with Bishop Fergus OGrady

Item consists of transcript and tape summary of interview with Catholic Bishop Fergus O'Grady on his retirement as Bishop of the local Catholic Diocese of Prince George. Discusses also the Oblate Missionary Order and their history in Northern British Columbia. Also discusses the founding of the Prince George College.

Bob Harkins

Bob Harkins interview with Bruce Russell

Item consists of transcript and tape summary of interview with guide outfitter Bruce Russell conducted by Bob Harkins in Fort St. James regarding Russell's experiences as a guide outfitter. Russell also discusses other guide outfitters and hunters from Northern British Columbia.

Harkins, Bob

Bob Harkins interviews Gordon Wood

Item consists of transcript and tape summary of recorded interview with Gordon Wood, pharmacist, businessman and sports enthusiast who lived in Prince George c.1920s-c.1970s. He discusses various events that impacted Prince George including the Great Depression of the 1930s and set up of relief camps; the set up of army camps during World War II. He also discusses local politicians, his drugstore business and community members.

Bob Harkins

Bridget Moran & Mary John Autographing copies of 'Stoney Creek Woman'

Photograph depicts Mary John seated to left of Bridget Moran at book signing table. Copies of 'STONE CREEK WOMAN' displayed in foreground. Three unidentified individuals stand gathered around table. Bookshelves and computer in background. Accompanying photo caption reads: "Autographing - Woodward's - May 27/89. Taken by David Mah."

Bridget Moran & Mary John Standing in UNBC Courtyard

Photograph depicts Moran wearing regalia and linking arms with Mary John. Stone steps in background. The pair stands in the Agora courtyard at the University of Northern British Columbia in Prince George, B.C. Photo taken on the day Bridget Moran received an Honourary Law Degree.

Bridget Moran & Mary John Standing in UNBC Courtyard

Photograph depicts Moran wearing regalia and linking arms with Mary John. Stone steps in background. The pair stands in the Agora courtyard at the University of Northern British Columbia in Prince George, B.C. Photo taken on the day Bridget Moran received an Honourary Law Degree.

Bridget Moran & Mary John at Cariboo College

Photograph depicts Bridget Moran standing behind Mary John in unknown room. Unidentified woman semi-visible on far right (see item 2008.3.1.19.2). Accompanying photo caption: "Caribou College, Quesnel, March /92".

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