Musée de la mémoire vivante (Museum of Living Memory)
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The Last Beluga Fisherman

Inuit sculpture - Man riding a beluga
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Basque fisherman
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Reverend Henri-Raymond Casgrain (1831-1904)
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The last beluga fisherman, Émile Lizotte, tells the story of the family fishery
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Émile Lizotte killing a beluga with a spontoon
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Horse hauling beluga carcass ashore
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Boy hauling a recently captured beluga ashore
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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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Mgr. Charles-Édouard Poiré, priest at Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière from 1875 to 1896
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Intercolonial Railway locomotive and cars
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Émile Lizotte on his farm in Pointe-de-Rivière-Ouelle
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Émile Lizotte working at his eel fishery
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Man hunting beluga with a gun, possibly for the $15-per-tail premium
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Parliament Building, Legislative Assembly debates, 17th Legislature, 2nd Session
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Dead beluga washed up on shore
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Dead belugas must be treated as toxic waste
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