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October 3, 1908 - September 9, 1993.
Peter Webster was born near Bear River at Clayquot Sound on October 3, 1908. He grew up on a reserve called Keltsomat, where his mother is from. Sometime in the 1920s Webster’s family moved to the Ahouaht reserve where his father, William Webster was born. He has remained on the Ahousat reserve since the 1920s. Peter Webster’s father taught his brother Andrew all the necessary speeches for gatherings, parties and significant social events. Peter Webster also learned a great deal of songs and speeches from his father. Peter Webster was first called to sing for a group at the age of about 10. The group was called Tahonisat. This was a group which put on plays and Peter Webster began lead many of their songs. Peter Webster also composed his own songs and dances. Peter Webster was married to Jessie Genevieve Keltsmaht. He worked his entire life as a fisherman on the west coast of Vancouver Island. At the age of 84, Peter Webster passed away at the West Coast General Hospital on September 9, 1993. He left behind a son, John Hudson Webster. Peter Webster was buried at Ahousaht Cemetery.
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Clutesi, George (1905-1988)
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Clutesi, George is the friend of Webster, Peter
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George Clutesi and Peter Webster were both advocates and representatives for the recognition and preservation of Nu-cha-nulth culture and heritage.
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Central Name Authority Files.
Created by: Dennis Duffy.