File 2007.17.6 - Totem Poles at Alert Bay

Three young, First Nations girls stand in front of a Memorial Pole Totem pole standing amongst the trees Fenced totem pole amongst the trees Small totem pole next to roadway Small totem pole next to roadway Alert Bay totem poles and house posts Close-up of Alert Bay house posts Five totem poles of various sizes standing within a fenced enclosure Close-up of Totem pole overlooking a wharf and the Camosun vessel Memorial Pole for Tlaqwa Latle A man in uniform and a woman pose for a photo in front of totem poles James Joseph Claxton standing in front of a memorial pole

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Totem Poles at Alert Bay

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  • [ca. 1960] (Creation)

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11 photographs : b&w

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(22 Aug 1910 - 24 May 1996)

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This file consists of 11 photographs taken by photographer W.E. Nicholson, featuring various totem poles at Alert Bay, BC.

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  • English

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Northern BC Archives & Special Collections

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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.

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