CBC Monday evening : Tidewaters ; Courtenay Youth Music Camp
- 1973-08-20 [date recorded]
Part of Imbert Orchard fonds
SUMMARY: (1) "Tidewaters" was the 13th program in "From the Mountains to the Sea", a series about the history and people of British Columbia's regions, based on oral history interviews recorded by Robert (later Imbert) Orchard. It deals with the people who lived at different parts of the British Columbia coastline. The outer coast of British Columbia and the story of some of the wrecks around Cape Beale. Settlers on the coast: the Finns of Sointula, the Norwegians of Bella Coola, and the people who settled at the north end of Vancouver Island. Also the coastal Indians: the Haidas and their huge canoes, and the Nootka whale-hunters. Voices heard include: Ethel Cadorin, Edward Joyce, Annie Hayes, Ted Levelton, Milo Fougner, Arvo Tynjala, Frank Hole and Chief William Scow. The Hamatsa songs were performed by Mary Johnson, Annie Hayes, and Arvo Tynjala; another song was sung by Dick Willy. (2) In a concert from the Courtenay Youth Music Camp, Simon Streatfield conducts the Faculty Orchestra in works by; Vivaldi, Bach and Respighi, with soloists Steven Staryk, Otto Eifert and Ray Still. NOTE: Only the "Tidewaters" documentary is on this tape, which is tape 1 of 2.