the Kitimat First Nations had a brass band called the Silver Band. No images of this group have been discovered. The following photographs are much more recent and show the band is now a concert band.
United Church of Canada accession 93.049 Item # 482
Band on boardwalk at Kitimat funeral procession, Haisla 191-.
BC Archives A-09548
Kitimat Band playing for the Indian Sufferage Ceremony on May 20, 1949.
BC Archives B-04401
Kitimat Band leading a funeral procession, 1951.
Author: Brian Stride (2012)Return to First Nations Brass Bands
Updated 2012 Feb 24, 23:56 EST/EDT