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Tommy Walker

Dates active

1956-1972

Gender:

Male

Awards/Recognition

BC Archives list of titled amateur films

Films:

Spatsizi Wilderness

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Heart of the Cassiar

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Long May We Cherish

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The World Forgetting

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Wilderness Work at Cold Fish Lake

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Profession

Guide-Outfitter

Biographical Notes

"Tommy Walker was born in England and studied brewing and malting at a London brewery. In 1929 he emigrated to Canada, settling in Bella Coola Valley where he helped to build Shire Lodge. He became a professional guide and outfitter, owning saddle and pack horses. In 1948, he established a big game hunting outfit at Cold Fish Lake. In 1972 Walker retired to live in Smithers. Walker was instrumental in the establishment of Tweedsmuir Park and Spatsizi Plateau Wilderness Park" British Columbia Archives.

Bibliographic Resources

"Walker, Thomas A., 1904-1989." Thomas A. Walker fonds, British Columbia Archives.