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A small booklet of ten Aboriginal legends/stories illustrated by Aboriginal students of Noel Stewart at St. George's Indian Residential School in Lytton, B.C. that was published by the British Columbia Indian Arts and Welfare Society in 1941. The…

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A play written by Anthony Walsh that is based on a previously published Nativity Tale written by Aboriginal students at the Inkameep Indian Day School in the Okanagan Valley, B.C. in 1941.

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First correspondence between Noel Stewart and Alice Ravenhill. Mention made of the latter's students' propensity for art and especially illustrating the legends of their people (Thompson Tribe). Mr. Stewart asks for a report from Mrs. Ravenhill of…

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Emily Leavens writing to Alice Ravenhill to commiserate on the difficulties both have encountered in trying to forward Aboriginal rights in a hostile cultural environment. The former makes reference to - and expands upon - a poem (not available) that…

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Noel Stewart writing Alice Ravenhill to share more news of his work at St. George's, including having sent off a booklet of about 35 stories written and illustrated by his students to an American publisher and having prepared an "Indian School Primer…

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Noel Stewart writing to Alice Ravenhill to update her further on more efforts he has taken to publish his student's written and visual artwork in venues like the Family Herald and Vancouver Province. He wonders briefly how he would react were his and…

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Alice Ravenhill describes to Noel Stewart her proposed project of preparing tribe-specific Charts for use in Residential schools, which would show students "the line of former achievements by their own Tribes." She also makes reference to a handbook…

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Alice Ravenhill refers to a wooden carving made by Noel Stewart's students of "Mr. Coyote taking his Sunday Service" as a potential model for a type of Aboriginal souvenir that could be produced by the children in Residential schools and sold in…

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Noel Stewart replies affirmatively to Alice Ravenhill's request for him to send the BCIACWS a copy of the booklet of Indian legends he and his students at St. George's prepared and illustrated. He assures her that they are not expecting payment for…

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Noel Stewart sends 16 illustrations and their accompanying stories to Alice Ravenhill for the BCIACWS to review. He expresses his frustration with American publishers for discouraging stories with religious content, but thinks that those regarding…
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