[Totems, dancing, Prince of Wales Island, fish program]
William W. Bacon III collection
Bill Bacon (Filmmaker)
The filmmaker's original labeling scheme has AAF-20065 numbered as Bacon 13-04 and titled “Totems, Dancing, Prince of Wales Island, Fish Program.” Reed Bovee interviewed filmmaker Bill Bacon in 2010, and the following information about the group of films that includes this film is based on Bovee's notes from that interview: “Bight Saxman Museum and Nathan Jackson family - He is one of the greatest Tlingit artists - He is a carver - Film of him carving on a totem.” Notes on the film box are as follows: “Ketchikan, totem poles, Saxman, Nathan Jackson family - Wrangell, petroglyphs, Chief Shake’s house, town shots” and “Reel 4: ECN, Klawock, Prince of Wales Island, totems, Indian kids dancing, and fish program.”
16mm film; color; silent
Lumber industryTotem polesWaterfrontsIndigenous peoplesFolk dancingBoats
Alaska Film Archives, Elmer E. Rasmuson Library, University of Alaska Fairbanks
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