Knight Inlet (B.C.)



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August Schnaar interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-08-05 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. August Schnaar recalls how he arrived in British Columbia from Washington in 1909, and began hunting and trapping near Port Hardy, including a description of the terrain. Then he discusses his marriage in 1923 and the beginning of his family life at Bute Inlet; life at Owen Bay; hand logging and fishing; more on hunting and trapping in the interior; and building canoes. TRACK 2: Mr. Schnaar continues with his discussion about canoe building and paddling down rivers; a description of Knight Inlet; Shoal Bay; his dealings with animals including cougars; how his children raised cougars as pets; and more on animals including wolves and grizzly bears.

DeBeck family papers

The DeBeck family were residents of Victoria, B.C. Edwin Keary DeBeck was Clerk of the Legislative Assembly of B.C. (1949-1973).

The records consist of personal correspondence, notes, reminiscences by Edwin DeBeck and his relatives; essays on Indians of the British Columbia coast.

Photographs transferred to Visual Records, accession 198206-100. Published material transferred to BC Archives Library, see box 2, file 16.

Related records in 198202-19; 198202-42; 197909-10

DeBeck, Edwin Keary "Ned"

D.W. Hodgson interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-05-24 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. D.W. Hodgson talks about his experiences in the Cariboo, coast, and southern Okanagan regions of BC, 1904 to 1946. He describes how he came to BC in 1904 and offers his impressions of Vancouver and Victoria at that time; various early jobs; encounters with Indians; automobiles in the Cariboo in 1910; looking for a railway pass in the Chilco area; impressions of Lillooet; stories abo;ut working with a survey crew for the BC Electric Railway; a discussion of early railway surveying; stories about survey crews; a discussion of work on the BC coast; examining inlets for hydro electric power possibilities in the early 1920s. TRACK 2: Mr. Hodgson continues with more stories about work on the coast in Rivers Inlet, Queen Charlotte Sound, and Knight Inlet, including details on the ;coastal landscape; looking for irrigation water for the south Okanagan before World War I; irrigation in the area; details of the soldier settlement scheme; irrigation; and orchard development in the Oliver/Osoyoos area after World War I.

Gathering at Knight Inlet

Item consists of a photograph Kwakiutl gathering at Tsawatti (Dzawadi), also known as Knight Inlet. The chief is pictured in the centre is likely Chief Wawkash [Wakash]. An alternate version of this photograph (PN-02291-A) identifies him as "Gomowe, Chief of the Sea Gull House."

[Klini Klini]

Amateur film. Film record of expedition in the Klinaklini Valley by way of Knight Inlet.

Knight Inlet

The item is a photograph taken by Richard Maynard when he went ashore with Dr. I.W. Powell on June 2, 1873. The photograph was taken at the village of Dzawadi at the head of Knight Inlet.

Mission ship

Docudrama. Follows the Columbia Coast Mission hospital ship "Columbia" on a routine patrol of isolated settlements on the islands, channels and inlets between Vancouver Island and the mainland. Footage of interest: Kingcome village views, Kwakiutl dance ceremony there and Indian children at an outdoor hymn sing; logging operations and floating logging camp. Mission superintendent Canon Alan D. Greene appears throughout.

[Mount Silver Throne]

Amateur film. Shows expedition to explore glaciers at Mount Silver Throne, via Knight Inlet and the Klinaklini Valley.

Tom and Elsie Galley interview

RECORDED: Oyster River (B.C.), 1971-03-03 & 17 SUMMARY: In an interview with Helen Mitchell and Rose McKay, Cecil Eric (Tom) Galley recalls how his parents and family settled at Knight Inlet and later on Harbledown Island on the BC Coast in the 1890s. Logging in the area. The McCrimmon family. The pre-emption on Harbledown Island. Dick Pattison. Schooling on Harbledown and at Metlakahtla and New Westminster. Tom's military service in World War One. Wounded in Europe; met future wife while convalescing overseas. Mrs. Galley's military service. Return to Vancouver and Harbledown. Clam fishing and canning. Their children. Moved to Alert Bay, 1926. Chinese at cannery. The coastal steamship "Boscowitz". Postal service to Harbledown Island and Kingcome Inlet. More on Alert Bay move. Tom became a lineman for the government telegraph and telephone service, 1931 or 1932. Anglican missionaries on Village Island -- two women. People and businesses at Alert Bay. The death and burial of "Shovel-Nose" Murphy. Building the Alert Bay community hall. Indian agents. Schools at Alert Bay.

Tsanwati, Knight's Inlet

The item is a b&w photograph taken in June 1881 at Tsawatti, Knight Inlet. It is a group shot of First Nations people in front of their homes.

Tsawadi, Knight Inlet

Item consists of one photograph of Tsawadi village, Knight Inlet. At least fifteen villagers of various ages face the camera in front of low wooden buildings and totem poles.