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A scrapbook that contains a variety of news clippings, photographs, and drawings that demonstrate the social impact that the British Columbia Indian Arts and Crafts Welfare Society (previously known as the Society for the Furtherance of BC Indian…

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Alice Ravenhill informs Noel Stewart on the progress of his and his students' book of Legends: she writes that the committee is hard at work deciding what the shape and format will be for "an attractive little booklet for the coming Tourist season."…

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One of several form letters Alice Ravenhill sent out to the principals and teachers Indian Residential and Day schools across British Columbia to inquire about existing arts-based education initiatives and to invite these educators to join the…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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