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[Indigenous woman]

Item is a photograph showing an Indigenous woman. The caption "Old Sarcee Squaw" is written on the front of the photograph.n "Postcard, copy neg" written on original negative envelope.

[Indigenous woman and child]

Item is a photograph showing an Indigenous woman holding a child. The caption "Squaw and papoose : Western Canada" is written on the front of the photograph.
"Postcard, copy neg" written on original negative envelope.

[Draft map of Indian villages and landmarks, Burrard Inlet and English Bay, before the whiteman came]

The map is a draft of MAP 56.01, "Indian villages and landmarks, Burrard Inlet and English Bay, before the whiteman came." It shows the geographic area bounded by the north shore of Burrard Inlet, the Freaser River, Point Atkinson, and the Burrard Inlet Second Narrows. Shown on the map are locations of First Nations and European settlements, streams, coastal features, and inland vegitation. Physical features are labeled using both First Nations and European place names.

World In The City - roll [II]

Film features the raw footage shot at Expo 86 showing the monorail, the gondolas, ships in harbour, the Expo 86 grounds and pavilions, First nations dancers, aerial views, girl with red spherical travel machine, the USA pavilion with NASA footage, the China pavilion, animals in Canada's North: walruses, polar bears, the arctic fox, a model of a city with moving traffic and working traffic lights. Silent film.

Women [and] Words on AIR : Beth Brandt

Item is an audio reel containing an episode of Woman and Words featuring an interview with Beth Brandt. Description on tape case: "Beth Brandt is the editor of A Gathering of Spirit, a special issue of Sinister Wisdom devoted to the artwork and writings of North American Indian women. She is Mohawk from the Tyendinaga Reserve in Ontario. The reading excerpt presented on this reel is from the Lesbian writer's workshop, held in Vancouver in July, 1983."

Women Of Color

Item is an audio reel containing speeches by Makeda Silvera, Suniti Namjoshi, Jeanette Armstrong, and Maria Campbell.

Woman Vision : midwives, Natives, lesbians, legal

Item is an audio cassette containing an episode of Woman Vision hosted by [Laureen St. Martin] on the topic of women on trial. This episode features guests Carol Street, Susan Ray, [Philly] Hanover, Debbie [Mearns] (Vancouver Native Indian Centre), and Susan [Tatoose] (Professional Women's Association).

Woman Vision : Maria Campbell

Item is an audio cassette containing an episode of Woman Vision featuring an interview with Maria Campbell, Metis writer and author of the book Halfbreed. The last ten minutes of the episode is a phone interview with Arden [Rishpan], the National President of ACTRA (Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists).

Washington, Joe : the sacred hand drum

Item is an audio reel containing a recording of a talk by Joe Washington. Description on tape case: "Stein '91 - Joe Washington 30 min - Native Traditions - The Sacred Hand Drum."

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