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Charles Harrman fonds

  • 234
  • Fonds
  • [1950-1967]

This fonds consists of 36 cm of textual material and 124 colour slides. The textual material is made up of 12 volumes of Harrman's journals dated August 6, 1959 to November 11, 1967, a manuscript of an unpublished novel entitled "Lucy Beavertail," numerous short stories, sketchbooks, cards and personal records, including accounts. The 124 colour slides feature Rae and the paintings of Charles Harrman.

Harrman, Charles

Frank Gonda fonds

  • 286
  • Fonds
  • [1959-1977]

This fonds consists of approximately 3280 photographs in both slide and print format, 18 audiocassettes, 1 audio reel, which was copied to 1 sound CD, 6 cm of text and 2 film reels in 8 mm format. The records document Frank Gonda's life in various northern communities. The cassette recordings appear to be interviews with elders or carvers from Pelly Bay. The textual files document Gonda's attempts to create curriculum for art to be used in schools in the Northwest Territories and his efforts to obtain a Masters degree from the University of Alberta.

Gonda, Frank

Northwest Territories Arts and Crafts Council fonds

  • 332
  • Fonds
  • 1967-1988

This fonds consists of approximately 22 centimeters of textual material and 19 photographs generated by the Northwest Territories Arts and Crafts Council. Included in this material are files of correspondence dated from 1975-1988, material related to a funding proposal submitted to the Department of Economic Development and Tourism, budget information, minutes of council meetings, the council's constitution and by-laws, material from the 1980 AGM in Inuvik and a copy of the Federal cultural policy review. In addition, there is material related to other Arts and Crafts organizations such as the Canadian Craft Council, Canadian Council on the Arts, Inuvik Arts and Crafts Society, Yellowknife Guild of Crafts and the Native Women's Association of the Northwest Territories. There are also copies of magazines containing articles related to the council, newspaper clippings, membership information, reports on various conferences, eight copies of "Artisan News" from 1978-1980, copies of the NWT Arts and Crafts Council Newsletter from Spring 1979 and Spring 1980, information about the design of the logo for the organization and records related to awards and exhibitions. The photographs depict arts and crafts workshops held in Inuvik and the founding members and Board of the Northwest Territories Arts and Crafts Council.

Northwest Territories Arts and Crafts Council

Stone, Georgie

  • N-1995-003
  • Accession
  • 1990

Records include photographs taken by Georgie Stone in the process of preparing a magazine article on northern artists. Featured are two Inuvialuit carvers, Iyak (Fred Trimble) and Rex Goose, and one Inuit graphic artist, Peter Ragee of Cape Dorset. Images depict the artists while carving and drawing, and finished works.

Stone, Georgie

NWT Arts Council

  • N-1999-020
  • Accession
  • [199-?]

This accession consists of one NWT Arts Council poster.

Northwest Territories. Department of Education, Culture and Employment (1992-present)

Germaine Arnaktauyok's Sedna

  • N-2001-006
  • Accession
  • [198-?]

This accession consists of one colour photograph of artist Germaine Arnaktauyok working on a painting that depicts the Inuit legend of Sedna.

Great Northern Arts Festival collection

  • N-2002-025
  • Accession
  • 1992-2001

Records are comprised of program guides and promotional brochures for the Great Northern Arts Festival, an annual summer event held in Inuvik. The event features fine arts, arts and crafts and music by northern and southern artists.

Great Northern Arts Festival

Dene Arts and Crafts video

  • N-2003-015
  • Accession
  • [1996]

The video is narrated by Dene artist, Wayne Nataway and documents various aspects of contemporary Dene arts and crafts including beadwork, moosehair tufting, porcupine quills and basket making. It is 19 minutes, 19 seconds in length. It was produced in 1996 by Swan Productions for the Department of Economic Development and Tourism.

Northwest Territories. Department of Economic Development and Tourism (1977-1996)