Item N-2022-003: 0044 - Faille's Aug. 1958 disaster on the S. Nahanni River N.W.T. A. Faille + Dick Turner

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Faille's Aug. 1958 disaster on the S. Nahanni River N.W.T. A. Faille + Dick Turner

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N-2022-003: 0044

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  • [ca. 1958-1959] (Creation)
  • [ca. 1958-59] (Contribution)
    Faille, Albert
  • [ca. 1958-59] (Contribution)
    Turner, Dick

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1 audio reel ; 0.7 cm

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This item is a reel of an interview with Albert Faille by Dick Turner in Nahanni Butte about Faille surviving the loss of of his entire outfit on the South Nahanni River and his subsequent epic survival adventure. The interview is in English. The tape was given to William Addison by R. M. Patterson in the 1970s on the condition that it not be make public until the death of all concerned. Single track, 7.5 inches/second.

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    CREDIT: NWT Archives/W.D. Addison Nahanni collection/N-2022-003: 0044

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