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H. Stadthagen, The Indian Trader.
79 JOHNSON STREET,
VICTORIA, B. C.

TELEPHONE 723. 
CABLE ADDRESS: STADTHAGEN, VICTORIA, B. C.

[[Left column]]Some of the Goods in My Store

TOTEMPOLES,
WAR CLUBS,
INLAID WOODEN SPOONS,
DRUMS (TOM TOMS),
WAR RATTLES,
INLAID WOODEN DISHES,
INDIAN TOOLS,
INDIAN COFFINS,
HORN AND WOODEN SPOONS,
HEAD DRESSES,
DUGOUT CANOES,
CEREMONIAL MASKS,
STONE HAMMERS,
STONE AXES,
SLATE TOTEMS,
STONE DISHES,
SLATE PIPES,
SLATE DISHES,
STONE PIPES,
SILVER SPOONS,
SILVER BRACELETS,
GAMBLING STICKS,
CHILKAT BLANKETS,
CEDAR RUGS,
INDIAN MADE SNOWSHOES,
PADDLES,
FISH HOOKS, (all sorts),
CANOE BALERS,
BOWS AND ARROWS,
FOOD BOXES,
INDIAN WHISTLES,
DOCTORS' CHARMS,
CHIEFS' CROWNS,
SHOULDER RINGS,
WAMPOOMS,
NATIVE SHELLS AND CORALS,
BEAR, BEAVER, SEAL OTHER ANIMALS' TEETH,
WAR CLUBS,

AND HUNDREDS OF OTHER INDIAN ARTICLES, NEVER TWO ALIKE

[[image "H. STADTHAGEN NO 79 THE INDIAN TRAD" sign over Stadthagen standing in doorway of his storefront ]]



[[Right column]]Names of Indian Tribes.

SOOMAS INDIANS,
HAIDAH, NANMATSA,
BELLA BELLA, BELLA COOLA,
KLASKINA, MASHLET,
METLAKATLAHS,
KITKATLAHS,
MONVEZET,
CHOCKEVLAT,
JALE, NIT NAT, TOUQUOT
KOSHINO, QUATSINO,
CHILCOTIN, CHILCAT,
NAHWITTIS, MOCKSTOCIES,
PORT DOUGLAS,
SONGHEES, VICTORIA, B.C.
TLINGIT, THOMPONS,
FRASER RIVER, SALISH,
HESOQOUIT, NOOTKA,
HI ETICIT, MASSET,
CLOOCHJUTCH,
CLOOCKLECIT, SHUSWAPS,
SEECHETS, TLAIMENS,
SAJUAINISH, LOOMIS,
COWICHANS, DUNCAN,
TAIMSHEAN,
LILLOOET, KQRIOPOUT,
SKOKOMISH.

HOTELS IN VICTORIA, B. C.

Of the First Class Hotels, I Highly Recommend the:

Dallas Hotel,
Hotel Vernon,
King Edward Hotel,
Hotel Davies,
New England Hotel,
Victoria Hotel,
Balmoral Family Hotel.

For a Choice Meal out of the regular meal time, go to the Poodle Dog Restaurant.

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Victoria, B.C. .... 190_
5. Old Nootka War Club used by Chief Jonnie, a very rare Spesiman inlaid all over with Ceremonial Shells Scalp in Top. This pise is a wonder I had one similar to this wich the Princess of Whales bought of me 2 years ago while here for $75.00. The Nootka Indians where the wildest and ugliest Tribes + took the Scalp of the Enemies they where still better carvers than the Haidah's but not more now, very few alive of them and those with alive are [[N.G.?]]
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No 6 is a very fine carved Rattle all on one Pise made by a Haidah Indian it is only 9 years old (about) but a choice pease + very cheap at $7.50
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No. 7 The painted Box the only Box I had in all my existence wich Bottom as well as side had been sewn together with Raw hide, same is very old + used to belong to Chief Jonnie of the Nootka Indians' who used to keep his War things in them, the Cover of the Box is cracked but they mended it with Cedar [[Strips?]] wich does not decrease its Value. This Box is made out of Cedar.
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No. 8. A. Nootka Rattle (Cedar inlaid about 15 years old and a very choice Pice.
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No. 9. The choicest Ceremonial Mask wich Chief Jonnie of the Nootka Indians' wore at high Festivals only. The Cub No 5 and this mask which is heavy inlaid are great in fact all the

Transcription Notes:
Chief Jonnie: could be Chief Johnnie Chillihtza on p. 89 of UBC 1972 thesis "Political Action of the Indians of British Columbia" online

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