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The Essence of Life

The Essence of Life

September 25, 2010

IN EACH VILLAGE WERE GREAT HOUSES SOME SEVENTY FEET BY FIFTY FEET OF CLEAR ROOF SPAN, WITH GRACEFULLY FLUTED POSTS AND BEAMS, IN THE HOUSES THERE WAS WEALTH — NOT…

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Out of the Silence

June 8, 2008

The decaying totems of Haida Gwaii, documented in William Reid and Adelaide de Menil’s 1971 book Out of the Silence, were living monuments to a form of communication about the…

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Chief George Manuel Memorial Indigenous Library

The library is dedicated to the memory of Secwepemc Chief George Manuel (1921-1989), to the nations of the Fourth World and to the elders and generations to come.

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