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Aerial view of Widzin Kwah Canyon

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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 photo content.
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P6450
Accession No.
1989.46
Physical Description
1 photograph; sepia; 7x11cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Geographic Access
Moricetown, B.C.
Witset, B.C.
Widzin Kwah Canyon
Notes
Photo has "Hazelton River, B.C." written on the front.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Alex Thomas, Fred George, Bill Holland, and Barry Nikal

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Date Range
November 8, 2002
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photo of Witsuwit'en war veterans (l-r) Alex Thomas, Fred George, Bill Holland, and Barry Nikal at a Remembrance Day service held at Moricetown Elementary School.
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
BF5
Series No.
S4
Item No.
P7934
Accession No.
2020.36
Physical Description
1 photograph; colour
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
November 8, 2002
Custodial History
Item was found in Room 6 in October 2020, inside a box of photographs which had been submitted to the Interior News prior to 2003 and later transferred to the museum on an unknown date (likely in 2007).
Scope and Content
Photo of Witsuwit'en war veterans (l-r) Alex Thomas, Fred George, Bill Holland, and Barry Nikal at a Remembrance Day service held at Moricetown Elementary School.
Geographic Access
Moricetown, B.C.
Witset, B.C.
Notes
Appears in the Interior News, November 20th 2002.
Type of Record
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Annie Jones fishing in Witset

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Date Range
1936
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.
P3208
Accession No.
1989.46.32
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 7 x 11.5 cm
Scan Resolution
600 dpi
300 dpi
Date Range
1936
History / Biographical
Annie Jones (later Wilson). One of six children of carpenter/undertaker David Jones and his wife Ann. The Jones emigrated from Wales in 1927 and settled in Smithers.
Geographic Access
Witset, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Architectural drawings

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Date Range
1967
Collection
Joseph Allen L'Orsa map and photograph collection
Description Level
File
GMD
architectural drawing
Scope and Content
File contains a schematic for a proposed sawmill complex in Witset, B.C., and a proposal package of 3 drawings for a apartment development in Smithers, B.C.
Collection
Joseph Allen L'Orsa map and photograph collection
Description Level
File
GMD
architectural drawing
Fonds No.
C7
Series No.
S1
File No.
File 24
Accession No.
2018.24
Physical Description
4 architectural drawings
Date Range
1967
Scope and Content
File contains a schematic for a proposed sawmill complex in Witset, B.C., and a proposal package of 3 drawings for a apartment development in Smithers, B.C.
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Witset, B.C.
Moricetown, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
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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

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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
Archival Description

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Barrel-shaped fish trap at Widzin Kwah Canyon

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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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Bulkley River, Moricetown

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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 postcard caption.
Creator
Jack Wrathall
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P6123
Accession No.
2018.27
Physical Description
1 postcard: b&w; 9 x 14 cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
1200 dpi
Geographic Access
Bulkley River
Moricetown, B.C.
Witset, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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"Bus project" proposal

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Date Range
[1999]
Collection
Smithers Community Services Association fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
graphic material
Scope and Content
File contains a typed proposal by the Smithers Community Association to purchase and operate a double-decker bus as a Mobile Youth Centre. Appendixes include upper and lower floor plans of the bus, estimates of cost, photographs, and 2 photocopied newspaper articles regarding youth buses in Abbotsf…
Collection
Smithers Community Services Association fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
graphic material
Creator
Smithers Community Services Association
Fonds No.
AF24
File No.
2
Accession No.
2020.36
Physical Description
<1 cm textual records; 4 photographs (colour)
Date Range
[1999]
Custodial History
Items were found in Room 6 in October 2020, inside a box of photographs and other materials which had been transferred from the Interior News at an unknown date. They were accessioned and added to the Smithers Community Services Association fonds on October 20th 2020.
Scope and Content
File contains a typed proposal by the Smithers Community Association to purchase and operate a double-decker bus as a Mobile Youth Centre. Appendixes include upper and lower floor plans of the bus, estimates of cost, photographs, and 2 photocopied newspaper articles regarding youth buses in Abbotsford, B.C. (used as a case study). This proposal was never realized.
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Witset, B.C.
Moricetown, B.C.
Notes
Date estimated from the project's proposed completion date of June 2000 and the fact that events which had occured in 1995 and 1997 are alluded to in the proposal.
Type of Record
Archival Description
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"Canyon on Bulkley River, Moricetown BC"

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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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Carl Schrum and an unidentified Witsuwit'en man at Widzin Kwah Canyon

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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.
P0952
Accession No.
1984.11
Physical Description
1 photograph; b&w; 11x7cm
Scan Resolution
96 dpi
Geographic Access
Moricetown, B.C.
Widzin Kwah Canyon
Witset, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Catholic Church in Witset

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Date Range
ca 1952
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.
P2093
Accession No.
1990.210.50
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 6 x 7.5 cm
Scan Resolution
96 dpi
Date Range
ca 1952
Geographic Access
Witset, B.C.
Moricetown, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Chief Wos (Ray Morris) at salmon feast

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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

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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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Dan Michell signing framework agreement between Witsuwit'en and B.C.

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Date Range
July 1995
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photo of representatives of the Province of B.C. and the Witsuwit'en signing framework agreements setting in motion stage 4 of the B.C. Treaty Commission process. Signing the document is Dinï Ze' Wigimshol, Dan Michell, President of the Office of the Wet'suwet'en, of Tsa Kïn Yikh (Beaver House), T…
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Creator
Jennifer McLarty
Fonds No.
BF5
Series No.
S4
Item No.
P8072
Accession No.
2020.36
Physical Description
1 photograph; colour
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
July 1995
History / Biographical
In 1994, the Gitxsan-Wet'suwet'en Tribal Council, which had represented the two Nations during Delgamuukw vs. British Columbia, split into two separate bodies, one for each Nation. Therefore, separate framework agreements were signed between the Province and each First Nation in the following years. These set guidelines for discussion on issues such as self-government, land, resources, and monetary settlements. See Interior News, July 19th 1995 for more information.
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 representatives of the Province of B.C. and the Witsuwit'en signing framework agreements setting in motion stage 4 of the B.C. Treaty Commission process. Signing the document is Dinï Ze' Wigimshol, Dan Michell, President of the Office of the Wet'suwet'en, of Tsa Kïn Yikh (Beaver House), Tsayu (Beaver Clan). Next to him is provincial negotiator Carol Anne Shearer. Standing in the background, from left to right, are: Dinï Ze' Satsan, Herb George, Speaker for the Office of the Wet'suwet'en Hereditary Chiefs, of Yikh Ts'iwit'an (Thin House), C'ilhts'ëkhyu (Big Frog Clan). Gguhlat Yikh wi Tsak'e Ze', Lucy Namox, of Yikh Ts'iwit'an (Thin House), C'ilhts'ëkhyu (Big Frog Clan). Dinï Ze' Cidimsggin'is, Charlie Austin, of C'inegh Lhay Yikh (House of Many Eyes), Likhsilyu (Small Frog Clan). Yikh wi Dinï Ze' Ut'akhkw'its, Pat Namox, of Kwin begh Yikh (House Beside the Fire), Likhsilyu (Small Frog Clan). Yikh wi Dinï Ze' Gisdewe, Alfred Joseph, of Këyikh Winïts (House in the Middle of Many), Gidimt'en (Bear Clan). Leonard George, Witsuwit'en hereditary chief. (Identification and spelling courtesy of Violet Gellenbeck and Charlotte Euverman).
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, B.C.
Related Material
P8072-P8074
Notes
Negatives available.
Type of Record
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Drummers at Witsuwit'en feast

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Date Range
November 7, 1997
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photo of two men drumming at a Witsuwit'en feast held to celebrate the return of the Burns Lake Band to the Feast Hall after decades of separation. Phil Fontaine, National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations, was present to officially welcome the Office of the Witsuwit’en Chiefs into the AFN; th…
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Creator
Susan Smith
Fonds No.
BF5
Series No.
S4
Item No.
P8712
Accession No.
2020.36
Physical Description
1 photograph; colour
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
November 7, 1997
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 two men drumming at a Witsuwit'en feast held to celebrate the return of the Burns Lake Band to the Feast Hall after decades of separation. Phil Fontaine, National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations, was present to officially welcome the Office of the Witsuwit’en Chiefs into the AFN; this was the first time that the Assembly had recognized hereditary chiefs rather than the band councils imposed by the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs.
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, B.C.
Notes
See the Interior News, November 12th 1997. Negative available.
Type of Record
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Fishermen's prayer at Witset

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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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"Fishing in Moricetown"

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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.
P0377
Accession No.
1979.7.320
Physical Description
1 postcard: b & w; 12.5 x 8cm.
Scan Resolution
96dpi
Negative Number
F37
Geographic Access
Moricetown, B.C.
Witset, B.C.
Notes
Written on back "Moricetown." Negative copy also available.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Fish jumping at Moricetown Falls

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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
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