Musée de la mémoire vivante (Museum of Living Memory)
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The Last Beluga Fisherman
Images: Buildings & Structures

 
Interior view of the Palais de l'Industrie built for the 1855 Exposition Universelle in Paris
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Snowshoe tracks left in rock by la Jongleuse, and the protective cross
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Cross near the rocks where the legendary snowshoe tracks can be seen
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Beluga captured at the Collège de Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière fishery
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The last beluga fisherman, Émile Lizotte, tells the story of the family fishery
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Men with beluga catch
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Men killing belugas caught inside the poles
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House on the point, where the employees lived
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Horse hauling beluga carcass ashore
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Boy hauling a recently captured beluga ashore
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Carving up a beluga using knives and iron hooks
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The two buildings in which beluga blubber was melted, and the stable in the background
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Beam similar to the one used by Émile Lizotte to separate blubber from skin
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Belugas on the shore before being cut up
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Émile Lizotte on his farm in Pointe-de-Rivière-Ouelle
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Gathering during the extraordinary catch of 1929
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Dignitaries and Joseph Lizotte Sr., during the extraordinary catch of May 1929
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Children among belugas during the extraordinary catch of May 1929
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