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Research Project: History of Brass Bands in British Columbia

Bella Coola

The Bella Coola band started as a brass band but by 1917 it had become a concert band.

In front of the Hudsons Bay Company

BC Archives A-03981 ca. 1874

In front of the Hudsons Bay Company

Bella Coola Band marching

Bella Coola Valley Museum 2000.001.124P

A brass band marches past on a gravel road on the Bella Coola town site. ca. 19--

Opening of Noohalk Hall

Bella Coola Valley Museum 2003.014.022P

A crowd gathered at the opening of Noohalk Hall on the the current town site. ca. 19--

Nuxalk Concert Band 1917

Bella Coola Valley Museum, 2003.005.011P.

Nuxalk Concert Band, ca. 1917

Nuxalk Concert Band 1933-1956

Bella Coola Valley Museum, 2004.028.011P.

Nuxalk Concert Band, ca. 1933-1956

Nuxalk Concert Band 1958

Bella Coola Valley Museum, 2000.025.001P.

Nuxalk brass band playing at the unveiling of totem poles built in front of the old administration building. ca. 1958

Author: Brian Stride (2006)

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