Potlatch--Law and legislation



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Agnes Cranmer interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1967-06-21 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Agnes Cranmer is a native woman who describes early life at Fort Rupert; breaking coppers; a hunting ceremony; early Fort Rupert; the outlawing of the potlatch; "play" potlatches; and Fort Rupert as of 1967. [TRACK 2: blank.]

Between ourselves : Death of a raven

SUMMARY: "Between Ourselves" was a weekly series of hour-long radio programs that presented Canada to Canadians. It featured aspects of Canadian life in docudramas, plays, music, and interviews, originating fr;om different regions of Canada. The series ran from 1966 to 1979. This episode, "Death of a Raven", focuses on the processes involved in the loss of much of the art of the Northwest Coast Indians. Rec;ollections discuss the culture, potlatch, religion, growing up, the European's lack of understanding of native traditions, and the cultural suppression that followed the condemnation of the potlatch. ;Recollections are from: Mrs. Mabel Stanley, Chief William Scow, Chief William Matthews, Mrs.Matthews, George Clutesi, and Councilman Quocksister [sp?];

David Moon and David Cornish interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1968 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Chief Moon discusses Campbell River and the Quathiaski Cove Indian village [Cape Mudge]; preservation of the Indian culture; young people and their culture; fishing; and lack of opportunities for youth. Mr. Cornish, a non-Indian resident, recalls observing a dance in the village; he discusses the youth of the village and their culture; schooling; the Kwakiutl tribe; missionaries; and the role of the church in the village life. TRACK 2: Mr. Cornish continues with his discussion about the transition from traditional ways; the outlawing of the Potlatch; he describes Cape Mudge; prejudice; Indian culture; Indian youth; the loss of culture through the school system; and reserves.

E.K. "Ned" DeBeck interview : [O'Reilly, 1974]

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Edwin DeBeck Interview RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1974 SUMMARY: T0271:0001-0003 comprise a three-part interview about DeBeck's life, conducted by Inez O'Reilly. Topics include his early years in New Westminster and Vancouver; his work at the Canadian Scottish Cann;ery in Steveston; his later life at and around Alert Bay, where his father was Indian Agent (1903-1906); his experiences as a defense lawyer during the Potlatch trials in the 1920s; experiences as Sup;erintendent of Brokers and Inspector of Credit Unions (1937-1940); and Clerk of Legislative Assembly (1940 -).;

Louis Miranda interviews, 1979

CALL NUMBER: T4356:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979-02-16 SUMMARY: Squamish Chiefs. Chief Joe Capilano. Other Squamish Chiefs. CALL NUMBER: T4356:0001 - 0014 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979 SUMMARY: Interviews with Louis Miranda covering a variety of topics, including Squamish chiefs, Indian dancing, Indian agents, fishing, bootlegging, canneries, logging, and Christianity.

CALL NUMBER: T4356:0002 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979-03-02 SUMMARY: The Durieu System. Indian agents. Indian dancing. Kitsilano sale.

CALL NUMBER: T4356:0003 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979-03-07 and/or 10 SUMMARY: Kitsilano sale. Squamish River fishing. Fishing rights activity. Kitsilano sale, 1913. Fishing meetings, ca. 1920.

CALL NUMBER: T4356:0004 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979-03-16 SUMMARY: Longshoring, North Vancouver; unions; meeting with John Oliver. Enlistments -- World War One & Two; conscription. Ditchburn hops.

CALL NUMBER: T4356:0005 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979-03-30 SUMMARY: Hop camps. Berry-picking in Washington.

CALL NUMBER: T4356:0006 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979-04-06 SUMMARY: Canneries: Great Northern, St. Mungo, Terra Nova. Dr. D. Bell-Irving. Bootlegging; "Siwash". Vancouver underworld. Squamish hop ranch? Moodyville biography [or] directory.

CALL NUMBER: T4356:0007 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979-04-12 SUMMARY: Squamish amalgamation. Logging. Squamish Valley. One Big Union.

CALL NUMBER: T4356:0008 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979-04-27 SUMMARY: Squamish personal names. Royal Commission. Kitsilano history. Canneries. Hand logging. Half breeds [sic] at Moodyville [School?]. 1876 census.

CALL NUMBER: T4356:0009 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979-05-04 SUMMARY: Commercial fishing. Dock workers and unions. Moodyville half breeds [sic]. Drinking: then and now. Up Squamish whites. Indian houses. Oblate priests. Hyass Joe, Andy Paull, Simon Pierre.

CALL NUMBER: T4356:0010 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979-05-07 SUMMARY: Confirmations and bishops' visits. Funeral practices. Signs and warning of death. Medical services. Political protests. Fishing right -- Charlie case, 1925. Relief payments.

CALL NUMBER: T4356:0011 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979-06-01 SUMMARY: Living conditions, 1914-1945: World War One, Depression, World War Two. Squamish Bands funds and welfare. Work and welfare/relief. Work of early Chiefs. Squamish Jim. Big Flu epidemic, 1918-1919. Smallpox. Medical services.

CALL NUMBER: T4356:0012 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979-10-10 SUMMARY: Squamish Chiefs. Brass bands. Early elections. Councillors. Timber sales.

CALL NUMBER: T4356:0013 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979-10-24 SUMMARY: Fishing, Squamish River. Squamish funeral ceremonies, 20th century. Potlatches amd namings. Spuds. Various Chiefs.;

CALL NUMBER: T4356:0014 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979-11-22 SUMMARY: Important events. Settlement at Mission Indian Reserve. Church and Christianity. Amalgamation. Drugs and alcohol. Land question. Andy Paull.

Potlatch : E.K. Debeck interview

The item is a film reel of an interview with Edwin K. "Ned" DeBeck, who was a defence lawyer in the historic Potlatch trial (ca. 1921?). The interview (the content of which is more complete in the unedited 1/4-inch audio tapes) covers many aspects of DeBeck's early life, although the main focus is his experiences with the Kwakiutl at Alert Bay and the Potlatch question.

Potlatch : Henry Bell interview

RECORDED: Alert Bay (B.C.), 1968-05-15 SUMMARY: This tape continues the interview with Henry Bell from T4365:0270. He discusses how his sentence was suspended, while the other convicted band members were shipped down to Oakalla.;

Potlatch : James Sewid interview ; Henry Bell interview

RECORDED: Alert Bay (B.C.), 1968-05-12 SUMMARY: The first part of the tape comprises an interview with James Sewid, Hereditary Chief and Chief Councilor at Alert Bay. He speaks about the potlatch, the trials, the sentencing, and the imprisonment at; Oakalla. The confiscated regalia was sent to a museum in Ottawa. There are presently [1968] three bands who are requesting to have their regalia returned: Village Island (Nimpkish), Alert Bay and Cap;e Mudge. The second part of the tape (14:00) is an interview with Henry Bell aboard his boat "Porlier Pass" in Alert Bay. He speaks of his family and his inheritance of songs and dances that he had gi;ven to Dan Cranmer for the potlatch at Village Bay. This was the famous potlatch that resulted in the arrests and trials in the 1920s. Henry Bell describes the Potlatch, the types of gifts that were p;resented, the duration of the event, and the arrests at Village Bay.;

Potlatch : William Scow interview

CALL NUMBER: T4365:0264 - 0266 RECORDED: Alert Bay (B.C.), 1968-05-14? SUMMARY: An interview with William Scow on the subject of the Potlatch and the customs and traditions associated with the Kwakiutl. Discussion includes the banning of the Potlatch in 1922-23, and the imprison;ment of his father.;

CALL NUMBER: T4365:0265 RECORDED: Alert Bay (B.C.), 1968-05-14? SUMMARY: A continuation of the interview with William Scow concerning the Potlatch and the giving up of the ceremonial paraphernalia.;

CALL NUMBER: T4365:0266 RECORDED: Alert Bay (B.C.), 1968-05-14? SUMMARY: A continuation of the interview with William Scow. He discusses the role of the RCMP and the Indian Agent in trying to stop the Kwakiutl nation from practicing their customs.;