Item AAAA5215 - Our Cariboo neighbors

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Our Cariboo neighbors

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"Filmed by Do Oiat Sla-A-Nigh / Medicine Woman / Summer 1941"

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  • Variations in title: Container labels: Cariboo part 1 ; Cariboo 2

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  • 1941 (Creation)

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Amateur film. Harriet Gerry shot this film during an automobile journey from Rosedale to Williams Lake and Soda Creek on the Cariboo Highway, and part of the return trip via the Dog Creek Road, in the summer of 1941. Includes footage of wagons en route to the Williams Lake Stampede; rodeo events (various horse races, bucking broncs, etc.); Indians at stampede playing the team gambling game "lahal". Unidentified Indian village or mission settlement(s); boys at the swimming hole; women display their embroidery; fiddler plays and women with cane dances a jig. Livestock. Dip net fishing in Fraser River. School and convent buildings at St. Joseph's Mission, Williams Lake. Beaver aircraft at dock and taking off from lake. Staff of Williams Lake Indian Hospital. Views of landscape, back roads, wooden fences, steam shovel, etc. Dip net fishing. Dog Creek village scenes; displaying bead work. Views of and from the Dog Creek Road; Indians on horseback; cattle and cowboys on road. Examining a man with trachoma (eye condition). Car negotiating steep switchbacks; road conditions alternately dusty and muddy.

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A digital copy is available.
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Copyright expired, 1992.

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Viewing notes in file F1981:04/001-007.

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Accession number(s): F1981:04

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References: Listed in Duffy, "Camera West", entry #G/08.

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