Gwa'yi People Gallery

This is the image gallery for the people of Gwa'yi. During the course of the project, community members got together and identified the children in Adelaide de Menil's photographs.

From left: Stanley Willie and Danny Willie
From left: Frances Dawson, Stanley Willie, Unknown, Valerie Joseph, Janet Lagis, Darryll Dawson
From left: Dan and Stan Willie (in the boat), Janet Lagis and Charlene Dawson on the beach
Dan Willie's canoe- logging up the valley: Dave Willie, Elsie Willie, Jane Willie (Granny Dudah). Little boy unknown
Luanna Dawson, Janet Lagis and Charlene Dawson
Beverly and Thompson Lagis' house: Janet Lagis, Darryll Dawson, Charlene Dawson. Mask is Kumukwamtl - Chief of the Undersea
The boy might be Archie Robertson Jr. (Archie Boy)
From left- unknown, Archie Robertson Sr., Archie Robertson Jr. (Archie Boy)
From left: Frances Dawson and Annie Dawson (mother)... barbequeing fish
from left: Stanley Willie and Danney (Weda) Willie
From left: Percy Lagis, Unknown, Danny (Weda) Willie Jr., Unknown, Charlene Dawson, Janet Lagis and Stanley WIllie
Valerie Joseph
From left- Charlene Dawson, Valerie Joseph and Robin Dawson
From left: Percy Lagis, girl and boy unknown, Charlene Dawson, Aaron Joseph
Beverly and Thompson Lagis' house: Charlene Dawson, Gino Lagis (facing house), Janet Lagis. Child wearing a wolf mask in the window
Percy Lagis, 9 years old. Son of Beverly and Thompson Lagis
Pearlie Hunt facing village, little boy is Archie Robertson Jr. (Archie Boy)
Foreground- Stanley Willie, Background- Dan (Weda) Willie Jr.
This type of pole is called a dzumigatł. The boat is a kwakwana.The boys are Stanley Willie and Danney (Weda) Willie
From left foreground: Charlene Dawson, Robin Dawson, Janet Lagis,. From left background: Sharon Coon, Ted Dawson, Geraldine Coon
Dolores Dawson, Beverly Lagis, Gino Lagis, John (Bing) Dawson, Unknown baby, Violet Dawson
Beverly and Thompson Lagis' house. Going into house is Janet Lagis and Charlene Dawson. In front of house is Aaron Joseph and Valerie Joseph
Geraldine Coon
Archie Robertson in canoe
Gino Lagis