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  1. Indian Art, Vancouver Sun, July 6, 1948 (page 11)
  2. Neel Family Carving a Totem Pole in Stanley Park, 1948
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Item Details

Title: Indian Art, Vancouver Sun, July 6, 1948

Artist: Ellen Neel

Artist: Ted Neel

Date: July 6, 1948

Format: Ephemera [clipping]

Location: Pacific Newspaper Group Library

Publisher: Vancouver Sun, Vancouver

More Information: Newspaper photo and caption: Indian art of totem pole carving is being revived in Stanley Park by Mr. and Mrs. Ted Neel, 359 Powell. Mrs. Neel is granddaughter of Charlie James, who was a totem carver at Alert Bay for the Quiquasutinuk tribe. Here the Neels are carving a 12-foot red cedar pole, and keeping an eye on their baby daughter, Terry. Collection of the Pacific News Group Library.

Further Research: Aboriginal Art in the Sixties
  1. 09. Ballerina Maria Tallchief with Ellen Neel and Totem Pole
    Ellen Neel (Photograph)
  2. 10. Neel Family As Totem Pole
    Ellen Neel, David Neel, and David Neel (Photograph)
  3. 11. Eaton's Salutes Our Native Indian Culture, Vancouver Sun, July 18, 1967
  4. 12. Ellen Neel Carving with Children
    Ellen Neel (Photograph)
  5. 13. Indian artist dies at 27 from heroin, Vancouver Sun, December 11, 1970
    Pat McGuire and Stan Shillington (Ephemera)
  6. 14. BC Indian Leader Predicts Large Migration to Cities, Vancouver Sun, May 17, 1967
  7. 15. Bill Reid and Doug Cranmer carving cedar log in Totem Park
    Doug Cranmer and Bill Reid (Photograph)