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Helen Dawe Collection

Series 6.6

    Cemetery, churches
    School buildings
    Totem poles
    Village views

Series 6.6-- First Nations of Sechelt -- Village Views, Page 1

Photographs include the Sechelt 'Stone Image' (a seated figure bowl), brass bands, canoes, cemetery, the three churches and passion plays, identified individuals and groups, the residential school, pupils and nuns, totem poles and various village scenes. Photographers include Charles Bradbury, Phillip Timms, Helen McCall, Edric Clayton.

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1904 -- View from Sechelt Hotel looking over to the Sechelt First Nation's village, residential school on the left and Our Lady of the Rosary church centre right.

Photograph by Philip Timms


1904 -- Sechelt Indian Village from the water, note residential school, centre left and Our Lady of the Rosary church in the centre, Herbert Whitaker's S.S. New Era passenger steamer is anchored in the Trail Bay.

Photograph by Philip Timms, photograph courtesy the Vancouver City Archives. See also oversize photograph 6.15.96


1910 -- Sechelt Indian Band fete; A cedar arch built as part of a celebration perhaps Corpus Christi? in front of the village. Note small harvested trees beside each house.

Photographer unknown, photograph courtesy Mrs. Julia Pearson


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