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Andy Schooner interview

CALL NUMBER: T1277:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Andy Schooner recalls Bella Coola Indian legends, villages and ceremonies PERIOD COVERED: 1733-1883 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1966-08-20 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Andy Schooner is a Native man who rec...

Annie Engebretson interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Annie Engebretson : Bella Coola colony and Anahim Lake PERIOD COVERED: 1894-1934 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1966-08-23 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Annie Engebretson (nee Lunos or Lunaas) discusses her father Jacob J. Lunaas...

Bella Coola songs

The item consists of an audio disc (sound disc) of Bella Coola songs recorded by Mildred Valley Thornton around 1953.Disc summary: taken from Thornton's typed notes in accession file.Side 1:1. Bella Coola mourning song sung by Pat Schooner an...

Dr. Rudi Haering interview

CALL NUMBER: T3149:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): The obsidian trail : [tape 1] RECORDED: [location unknown], 1975 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Dr. Rudi Haering tells how he became involved in exploring the trade route along Alexander Mackenzie's trai...

George Draney interview : [Brower, 1983]

CALL NUMBER: T4130:0001 RECORDED: Bella Coola (B.C.), 1983-09 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: The "grease trail"; other means of transport; Indian fishing. TRACK 2: History of the Draney family; cannery operations; the Draneys in Bella Coola.;CALL NU...

Indian house, Bella Coola, B.C. May 1913

Chief Clelamen memorial. Wood carving, coppers, and plaque "In memory of Chief Clelamen who died July 1893 aged 50 years ... In Dec 1892 he gave away, with the help of his sons Alexander & Johnny, property in blankets, canoes &c value...

Miscellaneous Indian songs : [tape 1]

RECORDED: [location unknown], [1961] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: This tape begins with sounds and conversations heard at Martin Starret's home. [long pause] The tape continues with the Thunderbird Song and Dance from Bella Coola, performed by dancer ...

People in landscape : Indians of Bella Coola

SUMMARY: This program deals with the Indian people of the Bella Coola region: their art, culture, and community life; prophecies of the coming of the white man; relations with Alexander MacKenzie and the Norwegian settlers. Voices heard include: M...

Research notes of Wilson Duff

Referred to as the Wilson Duff Papers, these records are microfilm copies of primarily the original research and field notes of Wilson Duff who was curator of Anthropology at the British Columbia Provincial Museum from 1950 to 1965 and deal with ...

British Columbia Provincial Museum

The Bella Coola Indians of British Columbia

Ethnographic film. "'The beautiful fjords, mountains, glaciers and cataracts of Bella Coola region, halfway between Vancouver and Prince Rupert, on the Pacific coast, are the setting for this film. Here dwell the Bella Coola Indians, a b...

The Bella Coolans in Germany : [production elements]

RECORDED: Hamburg (Germany), [1979?] SUMMARY: Production elements for a proposed radio documentary by Imbert Orchard about the nine Bella Coola men who were brought to Germany in 1885-1886 by Norwegian sea captain Adrian Jacobsen. They spent a yea...

The inside track, no. 79 and 80

CALL NUMBER: T4166:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): The inside track, no. 79 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1984-03 SUMMARY: On the Toronto-produced radio show "The Inside Track", Grant Thomas Edwards talks about his work studying the medi...

Turner, Nancy Jean, 1947-. Plant taxonomic systems and ethnobotony of three contemporary Indian groups of the Pacific Northwest (Haida, Bella Coola, and Lillooet)

Plant taxonomic systems and ethnobotony of three contemporary Indian groups of the Pacific Northwest (Haida, Bella Coola, and Lillooet). 1973. xix, 568 leaves: illus., tables, maps. Thesis (Ph.D.), University of British Columbia, 1973. Vita. ...

Turner, Nancy Jean, 1947-

William (Bill) Christie interview

CALL NUMBER: T3534:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Bill Christie : the early years in Canada RECORDED: Williams Lake (B.C.), 1979-06 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Bill Christie recounts memories of his early life in Canada.: born in Scotland; in the infantry ...