Item T1242:0001 - Lois Barber interview

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Lois Barber interview

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  • 1972 (Creation)

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2 audio reels (ca. 60 min) : 19 cm/sec, 1 track, mono ; 18 cm

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SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Lois Barber : back to the land in the Nass Valley, 1971-1972 PERIOD COVERED: 1971-1972 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1972 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Lois Barber begins this interview speaking about coming to the Nass Valley near the Tseax River from the Eastern United States with friends and her future husband, Robin (1971). She describes; her first impressions of the area, experiences during the first few days, settling in, putting in the garden, renovating their cabin, clearing land, income, future plans and house improvements. TRAC;K 2: Lois Barber continues talking about living near the Tseax River overlooking Mount Vedder in a cabin originally built by Vedder. She describes the life of a modern pioneer woman, cooking, acquirin;g land, logging, other neighbours and food sources. [Note: The Tseax River was renamed "Ksi Sii Aks" per the Nisga'a Treaty, Appendix F-3, effective 11-May-2000.]

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Imbert Orchard, 1974-1975


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1 preservation compact disc(s) made from original or master audio reel(s), 2003-09-18.

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  • Copying Restriction: Clients requesting research/private copies must fill out CBC form.
  • Use Restriction: Not for broadcast or commercial use without written permission of the CBC.
  • Copyright Status: Copyright Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

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Accession number(s): T1242

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Previously described as AAAB1374

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speaker: Lois Barber, interviewer: Imbert Orchard, sound recording: Ian Stephen

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