Trapping and trappers

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        Norman Robinson fonds
        356 · Fonds · 1919-1940

        This fonds consists of 709 black and white photographs and approximately 20 cm of textual material relating to Norman Robinson's travels in the Northwest Territories, British Columbia and Ireland between 1919-1940. The photographs are mounted in nine journals which contain narrative about Robinson's work in the Northwest Territories as a trapper and guide; his work in British Columbia as a Game Warden and two years spent in Ireland. In addition, there are two original letters that Robinson wrote to his mother while he was guiding a Survey Party in the Northwest Territories in 1924, two notebooks which contain transcribed letters that Robinson wrote to his family in Ireland between 1919-1922 and transcriptions of three narratives written by Norman Robinson.

        Robinson, Norman
        N-2015-002 · Accession · 1913-1946

        The textual records include a diary and a notebook written by John Paterson, a letter from Jack Stark to John Paterson and a pamphlet of the Northern Transit Service. The diary recounts Mr. Paterson's time as a trapper and fur trader in the Snowdrift (Lutselk'e) area from the fall of 1924 to the summer of 1925. The notebook describes Mr. Paterson's arrival in Canada and how he came to be in the North.

        Paterson, John
        G-2023-038 · Accession · 1981-1997
        Part of Northwest Territories. Department of Renewable Resources fonds

        This accession consists of records from the Department of Renewable Resources relating to trapping, seal hunting and marketing, the Furbearer Management Program, compensation and income support programs, and the Natural Resources Conservation Trust Fund (NRCTF). The records include policies and directives, reports, correspondence, briefing material, questionnaires and surveys, sketches of trap sets, program information and application forms, FMB submissions and decisions, excerpts from the Operations Manual, harvest results, community fur returns, statistics, meeting material, marketing research, and reference material. The files also include records of the NRCTF, including related legislation, financial records, list of trustees, directive, agenda, procedures, annual report, by-laws, minutes, press release, brochure, correspondence, excerpts from Board Handbook, proposals, ranking of proposals, reports, and photographs.

        N-2022-003 · Accession · 1821, 1834, [ca. 1895]-2017

        This accession consists of W.D. Addison's collection of material related to the Nahanni area, including his own photographs, trip journals, and maps, the annotated bibliography and literature review he compiled, oral-history interviews he conducted, transcripts and catalogues he compiled and edited, photographs, documents, and maps he gathered from various sources, and correspondence he conducted with Nahanni old-timers and others.

        Addison, W.D.
        G-2023-040 · Accession · 1994, 2005-2006
        Part of Northwest Territories. Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment fonds

        This accession consists of records from the Investment and Economic Analysis division of the Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment. The records include a briefing binder for the 2005 North American Fur & Fashion Exposition, GMVF Trappers Newsletters, caribou strategy briefing material and summary of issues, FMB decision paper, Economic Impacts of Tag Reductions on the NWT Arctic Barren-ground Caribou Outfitters, A Barren-ground Caribou Management Strategy for the Northwest Territories 2005-2010 (draft), Review of the Class 'B' Barrenground Caribou Outfitters in Unit 'F', Draft Report on Renewable Resource Assessment of the Edehzhie Candidate Protected Area, and related correspondence.

        Parks Canada fonds
        255 · Fonds · 1972-1982

        This fonds consists of photographs documenting commemorative plaques at Port Radium and Fort McPherson, a visitors book from the Parks Canada cabin at Virginia Falls (Nahanni National Park), and photographs documenting the monument to Sir John and Sir James Ross at Taloyoak, Nunavut.

        The fonds additionally includes materials relating to a Historical Resources Inventory of the Nahanni region. Parks Canada commissioned W. D. Addison and Associates in a series of four contracts to document Nahanni history. During the summers of 1974 to 1977, oral history interviews were conducted with 43 people associated with the Nahanni Park region. Several of the interviews were published in an internal Parks Canada document, "Manuscript Report Series No. 196: Nahanni National Park Historical Resources Inventory."

        Parks Canada. Prairie Region
        G-1999-095 · Accession · 1928-1991
        Part of Northwest Territories. Department of Justice and Public Services fonds

        The textual material dates from 1978-1988 and consists of Exhibit Storyline and Exhibit Content Plans for the North and South Galleries at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre. In addition, there are Exhibit scripts for Chapters in Our History, The North before People, Greenland Kayak Exhibit, Dene Women's Art Exhibit and the traveling exhibit about "The Land." The textual material also includes two Pilot's Log Books from 1928 and 1946 that belonged to Walter James Beaumont. The sound recordings contain interviews with J. Davids and H. Hollick-Kenyon, Denny May, Cam Jordheim and Mark Dodd. The content of the material focuses on aviation in the north, bush pilots, and Wop May. It is likely that this material was used in developing the aviation exhibit at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre. The 2 videocassettes are in Umatic or Betacam formats and consist master copies of "Trapline Lifeline" and "Wings of Change." "Trapline Lifeline" was a traveling exhibit that examined the history and modern-day realities of fur trapping. The exhibit contained an audio-visual section that included video footage of interviews with trappers and an overview of life in northern communities. "Wings of Change" is the video component from the aviation gallery at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre.

        This accession consists of records from the Department of Resources, Wildlife and Economic Development relating to trapping, support for harvesters, fur marketing, trap exchange, business opportunities, and trapper training and other courses. The records include community and regional fur returns, statistics, reports, presentations, briefing material, support program information, policies and directives, newsletters, training manuals, correspondence, map of registered trapping areas near Fort Smith, fur marketing proposal and strategy, contracts and agreements, webpage design and content, news releases and articles, and a funding proposal and business plans.

        G-2023-037 · Accession · 1950-1958, 1975, [ca. 1990]
        Part of Canada. Northern Administration Branch fonds

        This accession consists of records created by the federal Northern Administration Branch. The records include four ledgers of documenting the fur and game take and value for registered trapping areas in the communities of Aklavik, Fort McPherson, Fort Simpson, Fort Liard, Fort Norman (Tulita), Hay River, Fort Resolution, Fort Smith, Arctic Red River (Tsiigehtchic), and Fort Good Hope from 1950-1958, as well as correspondence, statistics and a list of successful trappers from 1975, and a Renewable Resources Firearms Awareness badge.

        Yellowknife Museum Society
        N-1979-056 · Accession · 1906-1958
        Part of Yellowknife Museum Society fonds

        The majority of the images feature Hay River and include: the Hay River Anglican mission and school, staff and students; Canon Vale; the Storkersons; trapping and fishing; and buildings from the 1950s. Norman Wells oil wells are also featured. Henry Jones took four of the photographs.

        G-2022-041 · Accession · 1989
        Part of Northwest Territories. Department of Renewable Resources fonds

        This accession consists of trapping records from the Fur Licencing System of the Department of Renewable Resources. The files are all for the 1989 licence year and are divided by community, including Lutselk'e, Hay River, Kakisa Lake, Fort Resolution, and Fort Providence. There are pages for each trapper showing name, settlement number, licence number, fur types, quantity and price, and grants and subsidies. Overall pages showing community totals and some cheque requisitions for incentive grants are also included.

        G-1992-001 · Accession · [1932?-1978]
        Part of Northwest Territories. Department of Renewable Resources fonds

        Records document animal trapping in the Northwest Territories. The textual records consist of general correspondence files (including flimsies), trapper's files, regional files, trapping permits files, Game Office files and Fur Export Tax Returns. The majority of the maps were produced by the federal government and are dated from 1932-1958. Many of the maps are annotated and document animal hunting and trapping in the following areas: Fort Providence, Fort McPherson, Arctic Red River, Gjoa Haven, Fort Resolution, Rocher River, Lutselk'e (Snowdrift), Victoria Island, Coppermine, Horn River, Hay River, Tulita (Fort Norman), Banks Island, Fort Simpson, Fort Liard, East of Fort Smith, and Fort Good Hope. In addition, there are maps of the East Arm of Great Slave Lake, McLean Bay, Yellowknife Bay and a map documenting Eskimo (Inuit) Registration Districts. Some records were produced by the division's predecessors.

        Northwest Territories. Department of Renewable Resources. Wildlife Service
        G-1985-010 · Accession · 1932-1979
        Part of Northwest Territories. Department of Renewable Resources fonds

        Records are comprised of oversized ledgers containing Hunting and Trapping Reports and Fur Export Tax Reports from across the Northwest Territories. The records indicate big game harvest, fur trade activities and where furs were exported. The ledgers include trading, hunting and trapping returns from Wood Buffalo Park, Franklin District, Keewatin District and the Mackenzie District.

        Northwest Territories. Department of Renewable Resources. Wildlife Service
        283 · Fonds · 1910-[1980?]

        This fonds consists of approximately 70 cm of textual material, 3 maps and 211 photographs, produced or accumulated by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police from 1910 to 1980.

        Many of the textual records are from the Arctic Red River detachment and date from 1925 to 1954. These include: patrol diaries (1927-1953, 1944-1948 missing); patrol reports (1926-1934); some annual reports (1927-1931); financial records (1926-1943); requisitions (1926-1954, with gaps); shipping invoices (1929-1933); ledgers; fur export tax receipts and returns (1929-1943); hunting and trapping permits and returns (1926-1943); game licenses (1926-1942); trading post permits (1929-1942); radio receiving license receipts and returns (1927-1953); crown timber returns (1926-1943); liquor permits (1929-1939); income tax returns (1929-1942); marriage licenses (1951-1953); vital statistics records (1926-1943); some hunting and trapping records pertaining to the Yukon (1929-1954); administrative records such as instructions of various kinds (192?-1950); correspondence (1926-1953); a file on the administration of estates (1926-1948); and two maps containing hunting and trapping information.

        There is also a disc listing from 1969 related to the Inuvik region.

        The photographs in this fonds cover a variety of subjects and locations, and were taken between 1910 to 1973. They include photographs of ceremonies and events: such as an RCMP centenary banquet held in Pine Point; an RCMP band tour; the dedication of a plaque on the Henry Larsen Building (RCMP detachment) in Yellowknife; Governor General George Vanier's 1961 tour in the Northwest Territories; and the search for, and burial of the members of the RCMP Dawson Patrol (the Lost Patrol).

        Additional subjects depicted are the RCMP detachments and personnel across the north, Hudson's Bay Company buildings and employees, Anglican and Catholic missions, residents of the various communities across the Northwest Territories and the Flat River Patrol of the South Nahanni.

        The map, (National Topographic System Sheet 106 M) of Fort McPherson, is annotated with the location where the Dawson Patrol died in 1911 and the location where Albert Johnson, the Mad Trapper, killed an RCMP constable.

        Royal Canadian Mounted Police
        G-2021-039 · Accession · 1993-2000
        Part of Northwest Territories. Workers' Compensation Board fonds

        Records include Legislative Amendment files and legal opinion files concerning the status of WCB employees as public servants, employer's accident reporting requirements, WCB coverage for harvesters and incarcerated persons, the reinstatement of widows' pensions, and employers' immunity from suit.

        Northwest Territories. Workers' Compensation Board. Legal Services division
        Sven Johansson fonds
        243 · Fonds · 1935, 1966-1988

        This fonds consists of 117 black and white copy negatives, 5 videocassettes in Umatic and Betacam format, 1 audio reel, 1 DAT audiocassette, 1 film reel, 1 blueprint and 1 folder of textual material. The fonds includes a variety of material relating to Sven Johansson's time in the north. These records include: a Umatic videocassette copy of Johansson's film entitled "Canadian Reindeer Project" and an audio reel containing narration for the film. The original audiocassette was copied to audio reel circa 1997. The audio reel is now the archival master. The 117 photographs show hunting and trapping activities and Johansson's boat the "North Star." In addition, there are 3 3/4" Umatic videocassettes documenting the Geological Survey of Canada charter of Johansson's boat the "North Star" in 1972 and one DAT audiocassette containing the narration for the videos. The textual material is made up of a manuscript for the choreography for the dance "Hunger," one photocopy of the typed manuscript "Canadian Reindeer Herd," both written by Johansson, as well as a copy of the Bill of Sale and Certificate of Record blueprint for the boat the "North Star." There is also a 16 mm black and white film entitled "Drum Dance" and a Betacam SP copy of "Drum Dance."

        Johansson, Sven
        G-1988-012 · Accession · 1987-1988
        Part of Northwest Territories. Department of Culture and Communications fonds

        The sound recordings contain interviews conducted with Sven Johansson in March 1987 and March 1988. Included among this material is: (:0001) one reel to reel recording of the March 1987 interview, (:0002) one reel to reel recording of the March 1988 interview, and typed transcripts of the March 1987 interview. Mr. Johansson managed the reindeer herd in the western arctic from 1963-1968 and subsequently worked as a trapper until 1973.

        Northwest Territories. Department of Culture and Communications. Museums and Heritage division. NWT Archives
        G-1979-061 · Accession · 1923-1967
        Part of Canada. Northern Administration Branch fonds

        The ledgers include a beaver and marten record book (1940-1950), scientific licenses record book (1923-1967), stamp account book (1950-1951) and license and permit record (1941-1950). The records document fur trapping and fur trading activities; various licenses issued including radio licenses, business licenses, crown timber licenses, hunting and trapping licenses; and scientific research work.

        N-1979-571 · Accession · 1925-1954
        Part of Royal Canadian Mounted Police fonds

        The material consists primarily of administrative records relating to the maintenance of the post at Tsiigehtchic (Arctic Red River) and the duties of the officer. The records include: patrol diaries (1927-1953, 1944-1948 missing); patrol reports (1926-1934); some annual reports (1927-1931); financial records (1926-1943); requisitions (1926-1954, with gaps); shipping invoices (1929-1933); ledgers; fur export tax receipts and returns (1929-1943); hunting and trapping permits and returns (1926-1943); game licenses (1926-1942); trading post permits (1929-1942); radio receiving license receipts and returns (1927-1953); crown timber returns (1926-1943); liquor permits (1929-1939); income tax returns (1929-1942); marriage licenses (1951-1953); vital statistics records (1926-1943); some hunting and trapping records pertaining to the Yukon (1929-1954); administrative records such as instructions of various kinds (192?-1950); correspondence (1926-1953); a file on the administration of estates (1926-1948); and two maps containing hunting and trapping information.

        Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Tsiigehtchic post