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"At Moricetown Falls"

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Date Range
ca 1938
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on caption written on back of photograph.
Creator
[Val Tomlinson]
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P3523
Accession No.
1996.146.1
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 11 x 8.4 cm
Scan Resolution
600 dpi
Date Range
ca 1938
Geographic Access
Witset, B.C.
Widzin Kwah Canyon
Moricetown Canyon
Moricetown, B.C.
Notes
Val Tomlinson is W.V. Tomlinson, drugstore owner.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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At the edge of Moricetown Bridge

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/descriptions11893
Date Range
[1920s-1940s]
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photograph taken at the end of Moricetown (Witset) Bridge, with a car, two people, and a dog all visible.
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P8974
Accession No.
2021.3
Physical Description
1 negative; b&w
Scan Resolution
400 dpi
Date Range
[1920s-1940s]
Custodial History
Found in archival vault with P8965-P8973 in June 2021. Associated with the McDonell family.
Scope and Content
Photograph taken at the end of Moricetown (Witset) Bridge, with a car, two people, and a dog all visible.
Geographic Access
Moricetown, B.C.
Moricetown Canyon
Witset, B.C.
Related Material
A photographic version is in one of the McDonell family albums, Box 29 File 7.
Type of Record
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Barrel-shaped fish trap at Widzin Kwah Canyon

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/descriptions1631
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on image content and information from donor.
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0869
Accession No.
1982.8
Physical Description
1 photograph: sepia; 8.1 x 5.3 cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Negative Number
F70
Geographic Access
Moricetown Canyon
Witset, B.C.
Moricetown, B.C.
Widzin Kwah Canyon
Notes
Negative copy also available.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Boy gutting fish at Widzin Kwah Canyon

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Date Range
July 17, 1991
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photo of a young boy gutting a fish at Widzin Kwah Canyon. Taken at the opening of the 1991 salmon season in Witset.
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
BF5
Series No.
S4
Item No.
P8162
Accession No.
2020.36
Physical Description
1 photograph; colour
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
July 17, 1991
Custodial History
Photo was taken by Interior News staff for publication in the paper. It was retained by the Interior News until being transferred to the Bulkley Valley Museum, likely in 2007, as part of a large donation of photographs, negatives, and textual records. Item was stored in Room 6 until being found in collections and accessioned in Fall 2020.
Scope and Content
Photo of a young boy gutting a fish at Widzin Kwah Canyon. Taken at the opening of the 1991 salmon season in Witset.
Arrangement
Item was found in an envelope with other photographs from the same date. All photographs in this series have been removed from original order and arranged in the order in which they were scanned.
Geographic Access
Witset, B.C.
Widzin Kwah Canyon
Moricetown, B.C.
Moricetown Canyon
Related Material
P8156-P8162
Notes
Negative available.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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"Canyon on Bulkley River, Moricetown BC"

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/descriptions3700
Date Range
ca 1938-1940's
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
title based on caption on back of photo
Creator
[Val Tomlinson]
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P3469
Accession No.
1996.146.1
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 12.5 x 9 cm
Scan Resolution
600 dpi
Date Range
ca 1938-1940's
Geographic Access
Widzin Kwah Canyon
Witset, B.C.
Moricetown Canyon
Moricetown, B.C.
Bulkley River
Notes
Val Tomlinson is W.V. Tomlinson, drug store owner.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Chief Wos (Ray Morris) at salmon feast

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/descriptions10374
Date Range
July 17, 1991
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photo of Chief Wos (Whale) Ray Morris of Cas Yikh (Grizzly House), Gidimt'en (Bear/Wolf) Clan in hereditary clothing at a feast marking the opening of the 1991 salmon season in Witset.
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
BF5
Series No.
S4
Item No.
P8157
Accession No.
2020.36
Physical Description
1 photograph; colour
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
July 17, 1991
Custodial History
Photo was taken by Interior News staff for publication in the paper. It was retained by the Interior News until being transferred to the Bulkley Valley Museum, likely in 2007, as part of a large donation of photographs, negatives, and textual records. Item was stored in Room 6 until being found in collections and accessioned in Fall 2020.
Scope and Content
Photo of Chief Wos (Whale) Ray Morris of Cas Yikh (Grizzly House), Gidimt'en (Bear/Wolf) Clan in hereditary clothing at a feast marking the opening of the 1991 salmon season in Witset.
Arrangement
Item was found in an envelope with other photographs from the same date. All photographs in this series have been removed from original order and arranged in the order in which they were scanned.
Geographic Access
Witset, B.C.
Widzin Kwah Canyon
Moricetown, B.C.
Moricetown Canyon
Related Material
P8156-P8162
Notes
Negative available.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Clubbing salmon at Widzin Kwah Canyon

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/descriptions10467
Date Range
August 1996
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photo of a person clubbing a salmon on the rocks at Widzin Kwah Canyon. Taken during Witsuwit'en salmon harvesting in August 1996.
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Creator
Patti Edgar
Fonds No.
BF5
Series No.
S4
Item No.
P8250
Accession No.
2020.36
Physical Description
1 photograph; colour
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
August 1996
Custodial History
Photo was taken by Interior News staff for publication in the paper. It was retained by the Interior News until being transferred to the Bulkley Valley Museum, likely in 2007, as part of a large donation of photographs, negatives, and textual records. Item was stored in Room 6 until being found in collections and accessioned in Fall 2020.
Scope and Content
Photo of a person clubbing a salmon on the rocks at Widzin Kwah Canyon. Taken during Witsuwit'en salmon harvesting in August 1996.
Arrangement
Item was found in an envelope with other photographs from the same date. All photographs in this series have been removed from original order and arranged in the order in which they were scanned.
Geographic Access
Witset, B.C.
Moricetown Canyon
Moricetown, B.C.
Widzin Kwah Canyon
Notes
Negative available
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Fishermen at Idiot Rock

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/descriptions10823
Date Range
July 1993
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photo of fishermen, including Herb Green (in front, yellow coat) fishing at Idiot Rock in the Widzin Kwah Canyon.
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Creator
Lorne Clark
Fonds No.
BF5
Series No.
S4
Item No.
P8591
Accession No.
2020.36
Physical Description
1 photograph; colour
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
July 1993
Custodial History
Photo was originally taken by Interior News staff for publication in the paper. It was retained by the News until being transferred to the Bulkley Valley Museum, likely in 2007, as part of a large donation of photographs, negatives, and textual records. Item was stored in Room 6 until being found in collections and accessioned in Fall 2020.
Scope and Content
Photo of fishermen, including Herb Green (in front, yellow coat) fishing at Idiot Rock in the Widzin Kwah Canyon.
Arrangement
Item was found in an envelope with other photographs from the same date. All photographs in this series have been removed from original order and arranged in the order in which they were scanned.
Geographic Access
Bulkley River
Widzin Kwah Canyon
Moricetown Canyon
Notes
Appears in the Interior News, July 21st 1993. Negatives available.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Fishermen's prayer at Witset

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/descriptions11077
Date Range
August 2002
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photo of a Fishermen's Prayer written by an anonymous individual in a building near the salmon-fishing grounds at Witset.
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Creator
Nicole Fitzgerald
Fonds No.
BF5
Series No.
S4
Item No.
P8837
Accession No.
2021.1
Physical Description
1 photograph; colour
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
August 2002
Custodial History
Photo was taken by Interior News staff in August 2002. It was retained by the News until being transferred to the Bulkley Valley Museum, likely in 2007, as part of a large donation of photographs, negatives, and textual records. Found in collections and accessioned in January 2021.
Scope and Content
Photo of a Fishermen's Prayer written by an anonymous individual in a building near the salmon-fishing grounds at Witset.
Geographic Access
Widzin Kwah Canyon
Witset, B.C.
Moricetown Canyon
Moricetown, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Fish jumping at Moricetown Falls

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/descriptions11175
Date Range
August 1953
Collection
Louis Schibli fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photo of a salmon jumping up a small waterfall in the Bulkley River near Moricetown (Witset).
Collection
Louis Schibli fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Creator
Louis Schibli
Fonds No.
PF17
Item No.
P4171
Accession No.
2000.76
Physical Description
1 b&w negative
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
August 1953
Custodial History
Item was donated to the Museum by Louis Schibli in 2000.
Scope and Content
Photo of a salmon jumping up a small waterfall in the Bulkley River near Moricetown (Witset).
Geographic Access
Bulkley River
Moricetown, B.C.
Moricetown Canyon
Witset, B.C.
Widzin Kwah Canyon
Notes
Duplicates/similar shots available.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Fish trap in Witset

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/descriptions3038
Date Range
ca 1935
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P2686
Accession No.
1981.36.43
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 11.2 x 6.8 cm
Scan Resolution
96 dpi
Date Range
ca 1935
History / Biographical
Came from a black photo album. Inside the first page was P2644 and this note "To: Joan Muriel and Allan McGill. With Best Wishes. From the United Church Sunday School. Smithers, B.C. June 30th 1935."
Geographic Access
Witset, B.C.
Moricetown, B.C.
Widzin Kwah Canyon
Moricetown Canyon
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Four people standing on the rocks at Widzin Kwah Canyon

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/descriptions1841
Date Range
[1925]
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on photograph contents
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P1080
Accession No.
1982.10
Physical Description
1 photograph; b&w; 9x6cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
[1925]
Geographic Access
Moricetown Canyon
Witset, B.C.
Widzin Kwah Canyon
Moricetown, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Frothing Bulkley River at Moricetown

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/descriptions11174
Date Range
August 1953
Collection
Louis Schibli fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photo of the Bulkley River at Moricetown (Witset).
Collection
Louis Schibli fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Creator
Louis Schibli
Fonds No.
PF17
Item No.
P4170
Accession No.
2000.76
Physical Description
1 b&w negative
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
August 1953
Custodial History
Item was donated to the Museum by Louis Schibli in 2000.
Scope and Content
Photo of the Bulkley River at Moricetown (Witset).
Geographic Access
Bulkley River
Moricetown, B.C.
Moricetown Canyon
Witset, B.C.
Widzin Kwah Canyon
Notes
Duplicates/similar shots available.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Gaffing for salmon at Widzin Kwah Canyon

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/descriptions10756
Date Range
July 1992
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photo of a man gaffing for salmon in the Bulkley River at Widzin Kwah Canyon.
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
BF5
Series No.
S4
Item No.
P8524
Accession No.
2020.36
Physical Description
1 photograph; colour
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
July 1992
Custodial History
Photo was originally taken by Interior News staff for publication in the paper. It was retained by the News until being transferred to the Bulkley Valley Museum, likely in 2007, as part of a large donation of photographs, negatives, and textual records. Item was stored in Room 6 until being found in collections and accessioned in Fall 2020.
Scope and Content
Photo of a man gaffing for salmon in the Bulkley River at Widzin Kwah Canyon.
Arrangement
Item was found in an envelope with other photographs from the same date. All photographs in this series have been removed from original order and arranged in the order in which they were scanned.
Geographic Access
Witset, B.C.
Widzin Kwah Canyon
Moricetown, B.C.
Moricetown Canyon
Notes
See Interior News, July 22nd 1992. Negatives available.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Gaffing salmon at Widzin Kwah Canyon

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/descriptions1843
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Parallel Title
Gaffing salmon at Moricetown, B.C.
Other Title Info
Title based on photograph contents
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P1082
Accession No.
1982.10
Physical Description
1 postcard; b&w; 8 x 14cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Geographic Access
Moricetown, B.C.
Witset, B.C.
Moricetown Canyon
Widzin Kwah Canyon
Related Material
P2223 is a low-quality version without caption.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Girl with salmon at Widzin Kwah Canyon

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/descriptions10470
Date Range
August 1996
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photo of a girl holding several freshly-caught salmon. Taken during Witsuwit'en salmon harvesting at Widzin Kwah Canyon in August 1996.
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Creator
Patti Edgar
Fonds No.
BF5
Series No.
S4
Item No.
P8253
Accession No.
2020.36
Physical Description
1 photograph; colour
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
August 1996
Custodial History
Photo was taken by Interior News staff for publication in the paper. It was retained by the Interior News until being transferred to the Bulkley Valley Museum, likely in 2007, as part of a large donation of photographs, negatives, and textual records. Item was stored in Room 6 until being found in collections and accessioned in Fall 2020.
Scope and Content
Photo of a girl holding several freshly-caught salmon. Taken during Witsuwit'en salmon harvesting at Widzin Kwah Canyon in August 1996.
Arrangement
Item was found in an envelope with other photographs from the same date. All photographs in this series have been removed from original order and arranged in the order in which they were scanned.
Geographic Access
Witset, B.C.
Moricetown Canyon
Moricetown, B.C.
Widzin Kwah Canyon
Notes
Negative available
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Indigenous man clubbing a harpooned salmon

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/descriptions3850
Date Range
August 14, 1933
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Original database caption: "These pictures (P3714-3717) were taken at an old Indian town called Moricetown, on August 14."
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P3716
Accession No.
Part of P3714-P3799, accession number unknown
Physical Description
1 Photograph: sepia; 7 x 11.5 cm
Scan Resolution
600 dpi
Date Range
August 14, 1933
Custodial History
Photographs were donated by Warren Harrer (Jr?), likely in the late 1990s.
Subject Access
Witsuwit'en
Geographic Access
Moricetown Canyon
Moricetown, B.C.
Witset, B.C.
Notes
Written on back of photograph: "Indian clubbing a salmon he hooked & caught with a harpoon"
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Indigenous man holding salmon

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/descriptions3848
Date Range
August 14, 1933
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photo of a young Indigenous man holding two salmon at Moricetown (Witset).
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Original database caption: "These pictures (P3714-3717) were taken at an old Indian town called Moricetown, on August 14."
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P3714
Accession No.
Part of P3714-P3799, accession number unknown
Physical Description
1 Photograph: sepia; 7 x 11.5
Scan Resolution
600 dpi
Date Range
August 14, 1933
Custodial History
Photographs were donated by Warren Harrer (Jr?), likely in the late 1990s.
Scope and Content
Photo of a young Indigenous man holding two salmon at Moricetown (Witset).
Subject Access
Witsuwit'en
Geographic Access
Moricetown Canyon
Moricetown, B.C.
Witset, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Indigenous woman cleaning salmon at Moricetown Canyon

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/descriptions3849
Date Range
August 14, 1933
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Original database caption: "These pictures (P3714-3717) were taken at an old Indian town called Moricetown, on August 14. In this picture, the two salmon Warren Harrer's uncle bought for 25 cents."
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P3715
Accession No.
Part of P3714-P3799, accession number unknown
Physical Description
1 Photograph: sepia; 11.5 x 7 cm
Scan Resolution
72 dpi
Date Range
August 14, 1933
Custodial History
Photographs were donated by Warren Harrer (Jr?), likely in the late 1990s.
Subject Access
Witsuwit'en
Geographic Access
Moricetown Canyon
Moricetown, B.C.
Witset, B.C.
Notes
Written on back of photorgraph: "Indian woman cleaning Salmon in Morristown Aug. 14"
Type of Record
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Indigenous youth carrying salmon

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/descriptions3851
Date Range
August 14, 1933
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Original database caption: "These pictures (P3714-3717) were taken at an old Indian town called Moricetown, on August 14."
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P3717
Accession No.
Part of P3714-P3799, accession number unknown
Physical Description
1 Photograph: sepia; 7 x 11 cm
Date Range
August 14, 1933
Custodial History
Photographs were donated by Warren Harrer (Jr?), likely in the late 1990s.
Subject Access
Witsuwit'en
Geographic Access
Moricetown Canyon
Moricetown, B.C.
Witset, B.C.
Notes
Written on back of photo: "Indian boy with Salmon that he speared at Morristown, B.C. (old Indian town) Aug. 14"
Type of Record
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